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E Phillips Fox

Australia, France

12 Mar 1865 - 08 Oct 1915


Other Title

Adelaide, daughter of Professor Tucker



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


109.2 x 61.0 cm stretcher; 137.8 x 90.0 x 10.0 cm frame

Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "E. Phillips Fox/ Dec. 95.".


Purchased 1898

Accession number


Artist information

E Phillips Fox

Works in the collection


Shown in 10 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 12 publications


Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown.

Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 97. no catalogue nubmers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Mary Eagle, The oil paintings of E Phillips Fox in the National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 1997, 33 (illus.).

Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 13, 92 (caption), 93 (colour illus.). 38

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. 34; not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. 16; not paginated

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 2 [Gallery No. 1]; not paginated

John McDonald, Art of Australia. Vol 1: Exploration to Federation, ‘Individual and national feeling’, pg. 545-610, Sydney, 2008, 591 (colour illus.), 594. titled 'Adelaide, Daughter of Professor Tucker'

Barry Pearce, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Introduction: Convergent Spirits', pg. 10-19, Sydney, 2002, 12, 22, 26, 27 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

Ursula Prunster, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 78 (colour illus.), 300.

Susan Venn, Roy and Matilda - The Golden Locket, Canterbury, 1994, (colour illus.).

Ruth Zubans, Australian art and architecture: essays presented to Bernard Smith, 'Emanuel Phillips Fox: St Ives and the impact of British art, 1890-1892', pg. 134-149, Melbourne, 1980, 135, 137 (illus.), 144-147.