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An image of Artemis and Hyperion by George Frederic Watts

George Frederic Watts

(England 23 Feb 1817 – 01 Jul 1904)

Title
Artemis and Hyperion
Other titles:
Hyperion
Year
circa 1881
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

213.4 x 124.5 cm stretcher; 243.0 x 151.7 x 7.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1983
Accession number
225.1983
Location
19th c European art
Provenance (3)

Whitford and Hughes, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Whitford and Hughes 1983

Ronald Chapman, by descent, son of Lilian Chapman

Lilian Chapman, George Watts' adopted daughter

Bibliography (8)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Five years on: a selection of acquisitions 1981-1986, Sydney, 1986, (illus.). cat.no. 140

Renee Free, Art and Australia (Vol. 22, No. 1), 'European Acquisitions: 1972-83', pg. 63-67, Sydney, Spring 1984, 63 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 44.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 207 (illus.).

Elwyn Lynn (Editor), Art and Australia (Vol. 21, No. 3), Sydney, Autumn 1984, 325 (colour illus.).

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 176. cat.no. 2263

Mrs M.S. Watts, George Frederic Watts The Annals of an Artist's Life, London, 1912, 158.

W.K. West, G.F. Watts, London, 1905. plate no. 6

Exhibition history (1)

Five years on: a selection of acquisitions 1981-1986, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Sep 1986–23 Nov 1986