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Ettore Tito

(Italy 17 Dec 1859 – 26 Jun 1941)

Air and water
Other titles:
Zephyr and the Sea
Wind and the wave
Alternative title:
L'aria e l'aqua
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

58.5 x 77.5 cm stretcher; 94.0 x 113.0 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., "E. Tito". Not dated.
Purchased 1926
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Luigi Albertini, 1922, Rome/Italy

Source unknown, 1926, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Venice International Exhibition 1926.

Bibliography (5)

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Art Gallery of New South Wales: exhibition of continental art, Sydney, 1940. 10

Federico Petriccione, I grandi maestri del colore - Ettore Tito, Italy, cover (colour illus.).

Francesco Sapori, XIII Biennale of Venice. Ettore Tito, 1922. 35 'L'aria e l'acqua'

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Studio, London, 1920, 6.

Exhibition history (4)

XIII Biennale of Venice. Tito Ettore, 1922, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 1922–1922

15th Venice Biennale, 1926, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Jun 1926–Jun 1926

Exhibition of Continental Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Nov 1940–Dec 1940

Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1984–May 1985