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An image of Horse market, Syria by Alberto Pasini

Alberto Pasini

(Italy, France 03 Sep 1826 – 15 Dec 1899)

Horse market, Syria
Alternative title:
Marché aux chevaux, Syrie
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

51.0 x 69.0 cm stretcher; 84.0 x 103.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., oil "A. Pasini". Not dated.
Purchased 1894
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Boussod, Valadon & Co, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Boussod, Valadon & Co 1894.

Bibliography (9)

Mario Amaya, Art News, Jan 1973, 58.

Hossein Amirsadeghi (Editor), Drinkers of the Wind - The Arabian Horse, 'This Noble Breed', pg. 21-25, London, 1998, 25 (colour illus.).

Roger Benjamin, Ursula Prunster, Lynne Thornton and Mounira Khemir, Orientalism – Delacroix to Klee, Sydney, 1997-1998, 108 (colour illus.). 49

Vittoria Botteri Cardoso, Pasini, circa 1991, 206, 368. 853, plate no. 148

Giacconi, Bianco e Nero, Milan, 1917, 3 (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street] and Art Gallery of South Australia, Catalogue of the second interchange loan collections of oil paintings and watercolour drawings: exhibited in the Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide Galleries April, 1896, Sydney, 1896. 6

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Author Unknown, Lancellotti, 1943.

Author Unknown, Copeau, 1911, 15 (illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

The second interchange loan collections:

Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1984–May 1985

Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee: