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Title

"Why seek ye the living among the dead?" St Luke 24 v5


Artist

Roddam Spencer Stanhope

England

20 Jan 1829 - 02 Aug 1908


Details


Date

1870-1890s


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil, gesso, goldleaf, wax medium, on canvas


Dimensions

129.8 x 168.8 cm stretcher; 160.4 x 200.5 x 11.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Arthur Moon KC in memory of his mother, Emma, born in Sydney in 1860, the daughter of John de Villers Lamb 1950


Accession number

8537


Artist information

Roddam Spencer Stanhope

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


William Imrie, pre 28 Jun 1907, Sold Christie's London, 28 June 1907 lot no. 137

Gooden and Fox, post 28 Jun 1907, London/England, [dealer] Bought Christie's London, 28 June 1907 lot no. 137, as 'Resurrection morning' see 'Years Art' 1908, pg. 345

Sir Ernst and Lady Emma Moon, post 1907, England, Braziers park, Ipsden, Oxon

Arthur Moon, KC, pre 1950, England, Gift of Arthur Moon 1950


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 44.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 185 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 163. cat.no. 2064

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Melbourne, Nov 2001, 4 (colour illus.).

Angus Trumble (Curator), Love and Death: art in the age of Queen Victoria, Adelaide, 2001-2002, 37 (colour illus.).

Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Oct 1962, (illus.).