Collection

John Edmond Buckley
English, 1820 - 1884

Netley Abbey by Torchlight, 1854 / 1856
Watercolor and gouache, with stippling, on thick cream wove paper
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.84
Period: 19th c
Classification: Drawing
Dimensions: Matted: 16 x 22 in. (40.64 x 55.88 cm) Sheet: 11 5/16 x 14 7/8 in. (28.73 x 37.78 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LR): J. E. Buckley 1854 or 1856
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
1869 Catalog, #386; Landscapes of Retrospection (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1999), p. 99 repr.
Exhibition History v
"No Incidents but a Ghost and a Storm: European Prints and Drawings of the Romantic Period," Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 20 September - 15 December 1996; Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "Landscapes of Retrospection," October 15 - December 19, 1999; The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, January 25 - March 25, 2001; The Heinz Architectural Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 9 - September 2, 2001; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 9 - April 7, 2002 (see below); Poughkeepsie, NY, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Catching Light: European and American Watercolors from the Permanent Collection," May 8- July 26, 2009. Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial," April 11 - June 29, 2014.
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