Golden City Rome from the Janiculum by Samuel Palmer

Bought by the Felton Bequests for the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, at the John Varley Sale for 880 guineas.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
50 x 70 cm
Acquired in:
1927
Presented by:
Family of John Varley through The Art Fund

A few days later the family and executors of John Varley, gratified by the action of the Gallery in purchasing this drawing, refunded the purchase money and presented the drawing to the National Gallery of Victoria (Australia), through the National Art Collections Fund, in the hope that their action in making this gift will make another link in the Imperial chain.

Provenance

Collection of George Boulton

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