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An image of Interior of the Basilica of St Peters at Rome by David Roberts
Alternate image of Interior of the Basilica of St Peters at Rome by David Roberts

David Roberts

(Scotland 24 Oct 1796 – 25 Nov 1864)

Title
Interior of the Basilica of St Peters at Rome
Other titles:
Interior of St Peters Rome
Year
1863
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

70.9 x 116.7 cm stretcher; 108.0 x 153.0 x 11.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "David Roberts R.A. 1864"
Credit
Purchased 1890
Accession number
1126
Location
Not on display
Provenance (4)

James Caird, Scotland

Ernest Gambart, London/England, [dealer]

F.W. Cozens, pre 17 May 1890, Sold Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 128 as 'Interior of St Peters Rome' 27½ x 46½.

Messrs Vokins, 17 May 1890, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Messrs Vokins 1890. Purchased by Messrs Voskin at Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 128 as 'Interior of St Peters Rome' 27½ x 46½.

Bibliography (5)

James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts RA, Edinburgh, 1866, 224.

Renée Free, Scottish paintings from the collection, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 168 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 152. cat.no. 1868

K. Sim, David Roberts, London, 1984, 306, 311.

Exhibition history (1)

Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981