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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibition history (1)

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