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Title

Requiescat


Artist

Briton Rivière

England

14 Aug 1840 - 20 Apr 1920


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Details


Date

1888


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

158.7 x 225.0 cm stretcher; 155.0 x 222.6 cm sight edge; 196.7 x 264.1 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black paint "18 BR 88"


Credit

Purchased 1897-8


Accession number

811


Artist information

Briton Rivière

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Briton Rivière, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1897-1898


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 41.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 167 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 152. cat.no. 1863

Steven Miller, Dogs in Australian art, Kent Town, 2012, 13.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1891, 167 (illus.).