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An image of Self portrait by Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo

Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo

(Australia 1870 – 1955)

Self portrait
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

90.5 x 70.5 cm stretcher; 108.3 x 88.7 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, grey oil "A. Dattilo-Rubbo/ Sydney 1924.". Signed u.r. verso, brown oil "A Dattilo-Rubbo/ ...". Signed upper c. verso, black charcoal ".../ A.Datillo-Rubbo".
Gift of the artist 1939
Accession number
© Estate of Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1924 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1939.

Bibliography (9)

Jean Campbell, Cav. Antonio Dattilo-Rubb : painter and teacher and some prominent pupils, 'Introduction', pg. 4-22, Sydney, 1980, 29. 20

Emma Collerton, Australian Collection Focus: Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo, 'Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo', pg. 2-5, Sydney, 2011, cover (colour illus., detail), 12 (colour illus.).

Emma Collerton, Look, 'A passionate artist and teacher', pg. 46, Newtown, May 2011, 46 (colour illus.).

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 30 (illus.).

George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art 1879-1929, New South Wales, 1929, 29 (colour illus.).

Erik Langker, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Anthony Dattilo Rubbo', pg. 226-227, Sydney, Jan 1965, 227 (illus.).

Hal Missingham, Artists by artists, Sydney, 1954, (illus.). 67

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 46th Annual Exhibition (1925), Sydney, 1925, (illus.). 102; priced 100 guineas

Helen Topliss, Modernism and Feminism Australian Women Artists 1900-1940, Sydney, 1996, 60 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (5)

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1924), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Jan 1925–31 Mar 1925

Forty-sixth Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1925), Exhibition Gallery Department of Public Instruction, Sydney, Aug 1925 -

Artists by artists (1954), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1954–05 Dec 1954

Cav. Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo: painter and teacher and some prominent pupils (1980), Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, 05 Dec 1980–18 Jan 1981

Australian Collection Focus: Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo (2011), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 May 2011–14 Aug 2011