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An image of Mrs W.A.B. Greaves by Tom Roberts
Alternate image of Mrs W.A.B. Greaves by Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

(England, Australia 08 Mar 1856 – 14 Sep 1931)

Title
Mrs W.A.B. Greaves
Other titles:
Mrs Greaves
Portrait: Mrs. W.A.B. Greaves
Miss Florence Greaves
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1899
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

77.5 x 60.4 cm stretcher; 93.0 x 84.0 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Florence Turner Blake 1935
Accession number
6372
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

J. G. de Libra, Australasian art review, ‘The poetry of our painting’, pg. 1-12, East Sydney, 01 Sep 1899, 10, 12.

John McDonald, Art of Australia. Vol. 1: Exploration to Federation, ‘The only truly representative Australian school of painting’, pg. 357-418, Sydney, 2008, 413 (colour illus.). The work is incorrectly titled 'Miss Florence Greaves' [WA5.1959], pastel on paper.

Ron Radford, Tom Roberts, ‘The Father of Australian Landscape Painting?’, pg. 10-19, Adelaide, 1996, cover,1,17,19,29,33,75,89,91,103,105,109,111,117,118,120,133,137,139,147,157,161,173,175. PS Worksheet 465

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Spring Exhibition, Sydney, 1899, 7. titled 'Portrait: Mrs. W.A.B. Greaves'; cat.no. 94; price not listed

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 474, 476, 477 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 158. cat.no. 317

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (illus.). plate no. 141

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, ‘The art exhibitions: Society of Artists’, pg. 10, Sydney, 19 Aug 1899, 10.

Exhibition history (1)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1899), Vickery's Chambers, Sydney, Aug 1899 -