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An image of Poverty makes strange bedfellows by Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo

Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo

(Australia 1870 – 1955)

Poverty makes strange bedfellows
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard

74.5 x 135.0 cm sight; 99.2 x 159.7 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner, red oil "A. Dattilo-Rubbo/ ...1905".
Edward Stinson Bequest Fund 2009
Accession number
© Estate of Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (11)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2008-09, 'Collections: Australian painting', pg. 21-22, Sydney, 2009, 21. 23 (colour illus.).

David Hulme & Brigitte Banziger., Australian Art Sales Digest, 'Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo: a charismatic teacher’s work in focus', Melbourne, 30 May 2011, (colour illus.).

'Cigarette', The red funnel [vol. 3, no. 3], 'Australian painters: IV - Anthony Datillo-Rubbo', pg. 244-247, Dunedin, 01 Oct 1906, 245 (illus.).

Emma Collerton, Australian Collection Focus: Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo, 'Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo', pg. 2-5, Sydney, 2011, 9 (colour illus.).

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 26th Annual Exhibition (1905), Sydney, 1905, 14 (illus.). 38; priced 100 guineas

David Thomas, Deutscher and Hackett fine art auction: Melbourne 29 April 2009, 'A. Dattilo-Rubbo', pg. 32, Woollahra, Apr 2009, 32, 33 (colour illus.). lot no. 16

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'The Dattilo-Rubbo Collection', pg. 9, Sydney, 05 Jun 1906, 9.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 20 Sep 1905, 5.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Royal Art Society twenty-sixth annual exhibition', pg. 11, Sydney, 28 Aug 1905, 11. Exhibition review.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, 'Royal Art Society annual exhibition: the oil paintings', Sydney, 28 Aug 1905. Exhibition review.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Lone Hand, Sydney, 01 Mar 1909, frontispiece (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Twenty-sixth Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1905), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, Aug 1905–Sep 1905

Australian Collection Focus: Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo (2011), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 May 2011–14 Aug 2011