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Title

Interior of the Basilica of St Peters at Rome

1863


Artist

David Roberts

Scotland

24 Oct 1796 - 25 Nov 1864


Details


Other Title

Interior of St Peters Rome


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1126


Artist information

David Roberts

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


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.


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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

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.

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers