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An image of La liseuse (the reader) by Robert James Gordon

Robert James Gordon

(England 1845 – 1932)

Title
La liseuse (the reader)
Year
circa 1877
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

71.5 x 91.8 cm stretcher; 87.2 x 108.0 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1947
Accession number
7879
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Mary Eccleston, Purchased by the AGNSW from Mary Eccleston 1947

Bibliography (2)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 71 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 90. cat.no. 777

Exhibition history (1)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1877, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1877–1877