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Title:

Rocky coast scene (1872)

Maker:

Brett, John; painter; British artist, 1830-1902

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1872

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
millboard; support

Technique
Description:

oil on millboard

Dimension(s):

height, 25.0, cm
width, 35.6, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1973; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

Provenance:

Anon. sale, Christie's, 5 March 1971 (159), bt Colnaghi; bt from Colnaghi's

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Inscription(s):

date; lower right; Oct 24 72
stencil; verso; 534 TD; Christie's stencil

Exhibition(s):

Landscapes from the Fitzwilliam. 1974-06 - 1975-07
Venue: Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London
Notes: reproduced pl. 36
Catalogue number: 5

English Drawings, Watercolours and Paintings. 1973
Venue: P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd, London?
Catalogue number: 182

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: repr. colour
Catalogue number: 51

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1953. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1952.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 23

, Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox1974. Landscapes from the Fitzwilliam.London?:
pl. 36, exhibition catalogue

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1976. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The Annual Reports of the Syndicate and of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam for the Year ending 31 December 1975.Cambridge (Cambs.):
pl. IV

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 118-119
cat. no. 51, reproduced (colour)

Brett Charles. 2006. John Brett: a pre-raphaelite in Cornwall.Bristol: Samson and Companyp. 69
Reproduced (colour), titled Cape Cornwall from Whitesand Bay

Staley, Alan. 2001. The Pre-Raphaelite landscape.New Haven and London:

Beninder, Kenneth. John Brett's 'The Glacier of Rosenlaui'.
Source Title: Art Journal 44 3 ()
p. 247

Accession:

Object Number: PD.55-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 782; input: 1999-12-21; modified: 2008-05-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/782





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