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Title

A study of Jephthah's daughter

(1899)


Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(1899)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.5 x 51.0 cm stretcher; 96.8 x 72.0 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., red oil "Tom Roberts". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1899


Accession number

658


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


J. G. de Libra, Australasian art review, ‘The poetry of our painting’, pg. 1-12, Sydney, 01 Sep 1899, 8, 12. title incorrectly spelt twice: ‘Study for Jephtha’s Daughter’ (pg. 8) & ‘Study for Jeptha’s Daughter’ (pg. 12).

Alan McCulloch, The golden age of Australian painting: impressionism and the Heidelberg school, 'Australian Impressionist painting', pg. 1-109, Melbourne, 1969, 68, 69 (colour illus.). plate no. 34

Denise Mimocchi, Australian Symbolism: the art of dreams, ‘Dreams of the bohemian idyll: Charles Conder and his impact’, pg. 90-110, Sydney, 2012, 105, 108 (colour illus.), 147.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, 'Oil Paintings-Australian', Sydney, 1899. titled 'Study for Jepthah's Daughter'; cat.no. 294

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 176.

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Spring Exhibition, Sydney, 1899, 8. titled 'Study for Jepthah's Daughter'; cat.no. 116; priced £52.10.0

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, ‘New South Wales: the later outback paintings and symbolist works’, pg. 92-103, Melbourne, 1978, 99, 100 (illus.), 101, 149. illus.no. 30

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 478, 479 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 159, 160. cat.no. 320

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (illus.). plate no. 143