Skip to content

Collection

An image of An old woman (study) by Girolamo Nerli

Girolamo Nerli

(Italy, Australia, New Zealand 21 Feb 1860 – 24 Jun 1926)

Title
An old woman (study)
Other titles:
An old woman, Florence
A Study
Portrait of an Old Lady
Place of origin
FlorenceItaly
Year
(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
Accession number
578
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

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 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

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

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

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

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.

Exhibition history (1)

Italian artists working in 19th century Australia (1993), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 24 Sep 1993–21 Nov 1993