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Title

The cry of the mothers

1885


Artist

Frank Mahony

Australia, England

1862 - 28 Jun 1916


Details


Date

1885


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.5 x 91.9 cm stretcher; 106.6 x 122.1 x 11.0 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 73.5 x 89.5 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "FRANK P. MAHONY/ 1885".


Credit

Purchased 1896


Location

Not on display


Accession number

665


Artist information

Frank Mahony

Works in the collection

16


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Julian Ashton, Now came still evening on, Sydney, 1941, 98.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 285; Oil Paintings-Australian

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893. cat.no. 466; Supplement

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 136.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898. 15 January 1896; 5 March 1896

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Death of Frank Mahony', pg. 8, Sydney, 15 Aug 1916, 8.