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Waterhole Plumthorpe

WATERHOLE PLUMTHORPE

Accession ID:

1961.31

Name:

Waterhole Plumthorpe

Category:

Item

Type:

ArtWork

Maker:

Will Ashton

Date:

1938

Description

‘Waterhole Plumthorpe’ was painted specifically for the Burdekin family of ‘Plumthorpe’, Barraba; of whom Will Ashton was an acquaintance. Oil on canvas, it is a characteristic example of his impressionist landscapes. The waterhole and vegetation are warmed by the light Ashton captured so effectively with his brush and palette.


History

Burdekin Bequest, Tamworth Regional Gallery.


Significance

Provenance: Bequest of Mr Norman Weekes Burdekin and Mrs Margaretta Emilie Burdekin.


Associated Subjects