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Title

Mrs W.A.B. Greaves

1899


Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


Details


Other Titles

Mrs Greaves

Portrait: Mrs. W.A.B. Greaves

Miss Florence Greaves


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6372


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


J. G. de Libra, Australasian art review, ‘The poetry of our painting’, pg. 1-12, 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.