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An image of The cry of the mothers by Frank Mahony

Frank Mahony

(Australia, England 1862 – 28 Jun 1916)

Title
The cry of the mothers
Year
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
Accession number
665
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibition history (1)

Society of Artists First Exhibition (1895), York Street Skating Rink, Sydney, 28 Sep 1895–20 Oct 1895