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An image of Portrait of a woman (Elizabeth Collins) by Joseph Backler

Joseph Backler

(Australia circa 1813 – 22 Oct 1895)

Title
Portrait of a woman (Elizabeth Collins)
Other titles:
Portrait of Mrs. Collins, nee kemp
Place of origin
TenterfieldNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1861
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

77.9 x 63.8 cm stretcher; 89.0 x 77.0 x 7.0 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 74 x 62 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION. Due to backing board support, the hardboard dimensions could not be obtained. Sight dimensions were recorded.

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "J. Backler./ 1861.".
Credit
Gift of Mrs J C Williams and Mr O C Tunks 1990
Accession number
198.1990
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Richard Neville, The Australian Antique Collector, 'Joseph Backler: portrait painter to the not particularly rich or famous', pg. 53-57, Sydney, 01 Jul 1993, 57 (colour illus.).

Sotheby's Australia (Compilator), Fine Australian paintings including important colonial furniture, silver and the J. And J. Altmann art reference library, Prahran, 1989, n.pag. (colour illus.). lot no. 410; titled 'Portrait of Mrs. Collins, nee kemp'; estimated price $21,000-25,000

Exhibition history (1)

Sotheby's: fine Australian paintings including important colonial furniture, silver and the J. And J. Altmann art reference library, Sotheby's Gallery Melbourne, Armadale, 14 Aug 1989 -

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