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Title

Fog, Thames Embankment

1884


Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


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Details


Other Titles

Thames scene

Barges on the Thames


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

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


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46


Place

Where the work was made
London

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 17 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of Ballarat, 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

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

Maurice Brodzky (Editor), Table talk, 'Art and artists', pg. 4, Melbourne, 23 Aug 1889, 4. Review of the '9 x 5 Exhibition of Impressions', with list of patrons who acquired works from the exhibition, including Professor Jenks who purchased 'Fog, Thames Embankment'.

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, Sydney, 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 NOTE: Work was withdrawn from sale

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