Cook, Ebenezer Wake (1844-1926; English/Australian)
Venice (Evening) 1889
Watercolour, c. 50.8 x 76.2 cm
Purchased, 1892; de-accessioned 1945
Unidentified; present location unknown

This work was shown at the 1892 Anglo-Australian Exhibition in Melbourne, according to NGV 1905.

A note in the NGV’s stock-book indicates that it was de-accessioned and “donated to the Melb. Sailors’ Home, Spencer Street, by Order in Council, 4.1.45”, together with Hern Fishing Boats, Rhyl {1892} Loc? [WT].


AR 1892, p.23 (as Wake-Cook); SB p.432 (including added de-accession details as noted); NGV 1894, p.47 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.24; size given as 20 x 30 inches); NGV 1905, p.44, (II.Stawell Gallery, no.27) [£60]