The beaver bonnet
oil on canvas
127.3 x 101.8 cm stretcher; 153.0 x 128.6 x 8.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black paint "P.W. Steer 1907".
Purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collections Fund 1937
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
L.A. Harrison, London/England
Barbizon House, 1927-1937, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Barbizon House 1937.
Referenced in 12 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 41 (colour illus.).
Barbizon House, Barbizon House: an illustrated record, London, 1937. cat.no. 13
Barbizon House, Pictures and drawings by P. Wilson Steer, 1927. cat.no. 13
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 41.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 187 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 164. cat.no. 2088
Bruce Laughton, Phillip Wilson Steer 1860-1942, Oxford, 1971, 79. cat.no. 389
Dugald Sutherland MacColl, The Life and Work and Setting of Phillip Wilson Steer, O.M., London, 1945, 209.
Charles Marriott, Modern Movements in Painting, London, 1920, 229.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Country Life, London, 1927.
Author Unknown, Coronation Exhibition, 1911: Shepherd's Bush, London. Fine arts catalogue, 1911.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Studio, London, May 1909, 259 (illus.).