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An image of Fog, Thames Embankment by Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

(England, Australia 08 Mar 1856 – 14 Sep 1931)

Title
Fog, Thames Embankment
Other titles:
Thames scene
Barges on the Thames
Place of origin
LondonEngland
Year
1884
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on paperboard
Dimensions

13.1 x 21.7 cm board; 31.6 x 46.0 x 4.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Gleeson O'Keefe Foundation 2008
Accession number
1.2008
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (16)

Leigh Astbury, Sunlight and shadow: Australian impressionist painters 1880-1900, Rushcutters Bay, 1989, 88 (colour illus.), 89. titled 'Thames scene'; plate no. 64

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Moonrise: an exhibition of Australian nocturne and twilight landscapes of the turn of the century, 'Moonrise: an exhibition of Australian nocturne and twilight landscapes of the turn of the century', Ballarat, 1973. titled 'Thames scene'; cat.no. 39; not paginated

Basil Burdett, The West Australian, 'An artist's mountain retreat: How Arthur Streeton rose to fame', pg. 7, Perth, 08 Jun 1940, 7.

Jane Clark, Golden summers: Heidelberg and beyond, 'The 9x5 impression exhibition, 1889', pg. 112-117, Melbourne, 1985, 118 (colour illus.). titled 'Thames scene'

Mary Eagle, The oil paintings of Tom Roberts in the National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 1997, 13.

Humphrey McQueen, Tom Roberts, Sydney, 1996, 533.

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Exciting acquisition: A tiny Tom Roberts with a big history', pg. 17-19, Newtown, Jun 2008, 17 (colour illus.), 19.

Ron Radford, Humphrey McQueen, Mary Eagle, Virginia Spate, Daniel Thomas, Jane Hylton, Barry Pearce, Leigh Astbury, Helen Topliss, Roger Arthur Butler and Jane Hylton, Tom Roberts, Adelaide, 1996, 67 (colour illus.), 194 (illus.). titled 'Thames scene'

Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Australian and International art, including works from the Ted Lustig collection, Melbourne 21 November 2006, Melbourne, 2006, 46, 47 (colour illus.). titled 'Thames scene'; lot no. 21

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1978, 24, 27 (colour illus.), 30, 161. plate no. 3

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1972, 24, 27 (colour illus.), 30, 161. plate no. 3

Katrina Strickland, The Australian financial review, 'Gleeson adds to his lasting impressions', pg. 7, Sydney, 11 Mar 2008, 7 (illus.). Photograph of Senior Curator of Australian Art, Barry Pearce, with the painting.

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). plate no. 11

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 88. titled 'Thames scene'; cat.no. 41

A.L. Windsor (Editor), Age, 'An Impression exhibition', pg. 15, Melbourne, 17 Aug 1889, 15.

Author Unknown, 9 x 5: Exhibition of Impressions, Melbourne, 1889. titled 'Fog, Thames Embankment; cat.no. 1; priced 1 guinea; not paginated

Exhibition history (5)

The 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition, Buxton's, Melbourne, 17 Aug 1889 -

Moonrise: an exhibition of Australian nocturne and twilight landscapes of the turn of the century, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Dec 1973–Jan 1974

Golden Summers - Heidelberg and beyond:

Tom Roberts (1996-1997):

Sotheby's: Australian and international art including works from the Ted Lustig collection, Sotheby's Gallery Melbourne, Armadale, 21 Nov 2006 -