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An image of La Sonnambula by Giovanni Fontana

Giovanni Fontana

(Italy, England, Australia 27 Mar 1821 – Dec 1893)

Title
La Sonnambula
Year
1878?
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
marble
Dimensions

155.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed right side of base, [incised] "G FONTANA...". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1879
Accession number
1163
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1870, 116. engraved illustration

Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 39.

Author Unknown, Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 455. cat.no. 9

Exhibition history (3)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979

Italian artists working in 19th century Australia (1993), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 24 Sep 1993–21 Nov 1993