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Title

An old woman (study)

(early 1880s)


Artist

Girolamo Nerli

Italy, Australia, New Zealand

21 Feb 1860 - 24 Jun 1926


Details


Other Titles

An old woman, Florence

A Study

Portrait of an Old Lady


Place where the work was made

Florence Italy


Date

(early 1880s)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

50.3 x 40.1 cm stretcher; 80.0 x 70.5 x 8.5 cm rame


Signature & date

Signed c.r., red oil "G. Nerli". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1890


Location

Not on display


Accession number

578


Artist information

Girolamo Nerli

Works in the collection

9


Place

Where the work was made
Florence

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, (illus.). cat.no. 1

Betty Currie, Girolamo Pieri Nerli (1863-1926), Melbourne, 1976, 12, 17, (illus.).

Michael Dunn, Nerli: an Italian painter in the South Pacific, 'Nerli's paintings', pg. 18-54, Auckland, 2005, 18-19, 58, 59 (colour illus.). plate no. 2

Michael Dunn, Nerli - An exhibition of paintings & drawings, 'The art of Girolamo Nerli 1860-1926', pg. 11-24, Dunedin, 1988, 12, 31, 83, 96 (illus.), 97. cat.no. 1; titled 'Portrait of an Old Lady'; dated 1880s

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891. cat.no. 224

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 280

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893. cat.no. 342

Roger Neill, Robert Louis Stevenson and Count Nerli in Samoa: the story of a portrait, 'Un tantino troppo di bravura', pg. 26-39, England, 1997, 27, 28 (illus.), 29. fig.no. 3

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 152.

Kenneth Wilkinson (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 70], Sydney, Mar 1938, 60 (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 01 Dec 1900. not paginated.