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An image of Requiescat by Briton Riviére

Briton Riviére

(England 14 Aug 1840 – 20 Apr 1920)

Title
Requiescat
Year
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
Location
19th c European art
Provenance (1)

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

Bibliography (5)

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibition history (4)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1888, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1888–1888

World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893

Tasmanian International Exhibition, Hobart 1894, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 15 Nov 1894–15 May 1895

Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung, Berlin 1896, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1896–1896