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Title

Silent Bob Bates

1895


Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


Details


Other Title

Silent B.B. Bates


Place where the work was made

Inverell New South Wales Australia


Date

1895


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on cedar panel


Dimensions

76.4 x 39.5 cm board; 83.5 x 46.6 x 6.2 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated c.l. below right shoulder, brown oil "T.Roberts/ AP.95".


Credit

Purchased 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7912


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46


Place

Where the work was made
Inverell

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 11, 88 (caption), 89 (colour illus.). cat.no. 36

Elizabeth Greenup, History is ... Book 2, South Melbourne, 1990, 135 (illus.).

Inverell Art Gallery, Tom Roberts Art Exhibition. Tom Roberts Festival 2001, Inverell, 2001, 5, 11, 13. cat.no. 17 (framed colour photograph of the painting as the work did not tour to Inverell)

Patrick H McCarthy, Bailed up: the story behind the painting, Sydney, 2006, 14, 87 (colour illus.), 92-99, 149, 177.

John McPhee, Red cedar in Australia, 'Introduction', pg. 8-21, Glebe, 2004, 21 (colour illus.), 121. cat.no. 112

Nan Musgrove., The Australian women's weekly, '"All this began at two bob a night at Collingwood"', Sydney, 26 Apr 1972.

Barry Pearce, Australian Collection Focus: Tom Roberts Bailed Up 1895/1927, Sydney, 1998, (illus.).

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1978, 94-95.

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 473 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 138. cat.no. 234f.

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). plate no. 107

Russel Ward and Graeme Inson, The glorious years of Australia fair from the birth of the Bulletin to Versailles, Milton, 1971, (colour illus.).

Vivienne Webb, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Golden age', pg. 37-38, Sydney, 2000, 61 (colour illus.), 302.