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An image of A study of Jephthah's daughter by Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

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

Title
A study of Jephthah's daughter
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(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
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (10)

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

Exhibition history (2)

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

Tom Roberts Festival - Portraiture (2006), Inverell Art Gallery, Inverell, 22 Apr 2006–05 May 2006