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An image of Festa: a Venetian café by Samuel Melton Fisher

Samuel Melton Fisher

(England 02 Jan 1856 – 05 Sep 1939)

Title
Festa: a Venetian café
Other titles:
Festa, the interior of a Venetian cafe
Year
1889
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

109.3 x 153.2 cm stretcher; 148.0 x 192.5 x 12.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., brown paint "S Melton Fisher '89".
Credit
Purchased 1890
Accession number
688
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists 1890

Bibliography (6)

A Baldry, The Studio, 'The Paintings of S Melton Fisher', London, 1907, 181.

AB Daryll, Magazine of Art, 'S Melton-Fisher', Unknown, 1902, 145 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 61 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 80. cat.no. 656

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1889, 235 [illus.]. as 'Festa, the interior of a Venetian cafe'

Author Unknown, Academy Notes, 1889, 49. No. 514, sketch p. 49

Exhibition history (3)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1889, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1889–1889

Exhibition of British Art, 1890, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, 1890–1890

La Serenissima: the fascination of Venice, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 08 Aug 2003–21 Sep 2003