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Title

Christ and the woman of Samaria

circa 1792


Artist

William Hamilton

England

1751 - 02 Dec 1801


Details


Date

circa 1792


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas lined


Dimensions

127.1 x 101.4 cm stretcher; 144.0 x 118.8 x 10.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., "W Hamilton R.A.". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1970


Location

Not on display


Accession number

28.1971


Artist information

William Hamilton

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


Thomas Macklin, circa 1792-29 May 1801, London/England, [dealer] sold by Coxe, Burrell & Foster for Thomas Macklin, 27-30 May 1801 sold 29 May 1801, lot 1. Macklin commissioned the work.

Christie's London, 02 Mar 1934, London/England, lot no. 115

Jas Nicoll, post 02 Mar 1934, Purchased at Christie's London, 2 March 1934, lot no. 115

W. & F.C. Bonham & Sons, Ltd., London, 26 Jun 1967, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's, lot 91

Agnew's, London, 26 Jun 1967-16 Jun 1970, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1970


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 17 (colour illus.).

T.S.R. Boase, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 1963, 164.

Patricia Crawford, History and legend in some selected paintings at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1980, 8 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 82 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 40 (illus.). cat.no. 46