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An image of Head from 'The Arts of Industry as Applied to Peace' (replica) by Lord Frederic Leighton

Lord Frederic Leighton

(England 03 Dec 1830 – 25 Jan 1896)

Title
Head from 'The Arts of Industry as Applied to Peace' (replica)
Year
1883
Media category
Painting
Materials used
spirit fresco on plaster
Dimensions

45.7 x 45.7 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1883
Accession number
1027
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Lord Frederic Leighton, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1883. Commissioned by the AGNSW.

Bibliography (5)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 110 (illus.).

Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, 19, 59 (illus.). cat.no. 19

Richard J. Ormond, Victoria and Albert Museum: Leighton Frescos, 1975. Museum brochure 6

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 122. cat.no. 1325

Author Unknown, Art Gallery of New South Wales correspondance, 1883.

Exhibition history (2)

Victorian Olympians, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Jun 1975–20 Jul 1975

British and European watercolours - the first thirty years of the collection 1875-1906, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1996–02 Jun 1996