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Stanhope Alexander Forbes

(England 18 Nov 1857 – 02 Mar 1947)

Their ever-shifting home
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

179.2 x 115.6 cm stretcher; 196.5 x 132.5 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., black paint "Stanhope A Forbes". Not dated.
Purchased 1890
Accession number
19th & 20th c European art
Provenance (1)

Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Royal Anglo-Australian Society of Artists 1890.

Bibliography (10)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Victorian Social conscience, Sydney, 1976. 23

Leigh Astbury, City bushmen: the Heidelberg school and the rural mythology, Melbourne, 1985, 146 (illus.). plate no. 196

Mrs Lionel Birch, Stanhope A Forbes and Elizabeth Stanhope Forbes, ARWS, London, 1906, 36.

Caroline Fox, Stanhope Forbes and the Newlyn School, England, 1993, 27 (illus.).

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, 64 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 83. 683

WM Rossetti, Magazine of Art, London, 1890, 309, 289.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, Dec 1911, (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1892, 66, 69.

Exhibition history (3)

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

Exhibition of British Art, 1890, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, 1890–1890

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