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An image of A sailor's yarn by Henry Scott Tuke

Henry Scott Tuke

(England 12 Jun 1858 – 13 Mar 1929)

A sailor's yarn
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

87.6 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 115.8 x 91.6 x 9.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., black oil "H S Tuke 1887".
Purchased 1889
Accession number
19th c European art
Provenance (1)

Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Anglo-Australian Society of Artists 1889

Bibliography (7)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 200 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 169. 2170

Maria Tuke Sainsbury, Henry Scott Tuke, London, 1933, 82. from the diary of her brother kept for 50 years

D. Wainwright and C. Dinn, Tuke under canvas, 1989, 44 (illus.).

Catherine Wallace, Catching the light: the art and life of Henry Scott Tuke, 'Falmouth: life on board the "Julie" 1885-1892', pg.37-47, 2008, 42, 43 (colour illus.).

Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Pall Mall Gazette, London.

Exhibition history (4)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1887, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1887–1887

Anglo-Australian Society of Artists exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1889–1889

Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Aug 1976–19 Sep 1976

Victorian Childhood, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1999–19 Mar 1999