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An image of Mignon by Elizabeth Stanthope Forbes

Elizabeth Stanthope Forbes

(England 29 Dec 1859 – 16 Mar 1912)

Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard

102.3 x 72.2 cm board; 114.3 x 84.4 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l., black oil [artist's monogram] "EAF". Not dated.
Purchased 1892
Accession number
19th c European art
Provenance (1)

Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists1892

Bibliography (5)

Mrs Lionel Birch, Stanhope A Forbes and Elizabeth Stanhope Forbes, ARWS, London, 1906, 68. discusses 1892 'Mignon'

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 63 (illus.).

MH Spielmann, The magazine of art, 'Review of Royal Academy', London, 1890, 258.

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 81. 676

Editor Unknown (Editor), Australian News, Unknown, 01 Apr 1892, 10 (illus.).

Exhibition history (4)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1890, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1890–1890

Unknown, Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Sydney 1892, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1892–1892

Artist's Glue, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 04 Mar 1985–30 Jun 1985

Victorian Childhood, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1999–19 Mar 1999