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Title

As in the days of old

(1892)


Artist

Frank Mahony

Australia, England

1862 - 28 Jun 1916


Details


Other Title

In the days of old


Date

(1892)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.4 x 71.1 cm stretcher; 121.9 x 101.1 x 6.7 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 90.5 x 69.9 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1892


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5957


Artist information

Frank Mahony

Works in the collection

16


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown.

Julian Ashton, Now came still evening on, Sydney, 1941, 98.

Leigh Astbury, City bushmen: the Heidelberg school and the rural mythology, Melbourne, 1985, 127 (illus.), 128.

Marcus B. Huish (Compilator), The year's art 1893: a concise epitome of all matters relating to the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture which have occurred during the year 1892, together with information respecting the events of the year 1893, 'Australia: New South Wales', pg. 205-207, London, 1893, between 206-207 (b&w line drawing).

Australian artists: Some have real artistic merit and the collection is credible', Chicago Daily Tribune, 'Pictures, pg. 9, Chicago, 08 Jun 1893, 9.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891, Addendum. titled 'In the Days of Old'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, 107. cat.no. 371; titled 'As in the days of old'; Loan collection to Commissioners of the Chicago Exposition

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899, 52 (sepia illus.). cat.no. 261, Oil Paintings-Australian

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 136.

Terry Smith, Transformations in Australian art: The nineteenth century - landscape, colony and nation [Volume One], 'The divided meaning of 'Shearing the Rams': artists and nationalism, 1888-1895', pg. 66-106, St Leonards, 2002, 106.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, 31 August 1892, 15 November 1892, 29 November 1892.

William Walton, Art and architecture: Volume II, 'Australasia and Canada', pg. 29-32, Philadelphia, 1893, 32. Official illustrated publication of the art and architecture at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Argus, Melbourne, 23 Oct 1896, page unknown. Cited in Leigh Astbury, 'City bushmen: the Heidelberg School and the rural mythology', Melbourne, 1985, pg. 128.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Death of Frank Mahony', pg. 8, Sydney, 15 Aug 1916, 8.