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Title

A sailor's yarn


Artist

Henry Scott Tuke

England

12 Jun 1858 - 13 Mar 1929


Details


Date

1887


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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".


Credit

Purchased 1889


Accession number

881


Artist information

Henry Scott Tuke

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


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. cat.no. 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.). cat.no.34

Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976.

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