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An image of Frances Ross, actress by Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

(England, Australia 08 Mar 1856 – 14 Sep 1931)

Title
Frances Ross, actress
Other titles:
Frances Ross
Year
(circa 1898)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on wood
Dimensions

62.3 x 47.0 cm board; 82.0 x 69.0 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1954
Accession number
9028
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Leigh Astbury, Tom Roberts, 'Masculinity and Modernity', pg. 124, Adelaide, 1996, 64, 136, 137 (colour illus.), 210 (illus.). titled 'Frances Ross'

Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 11, 118 (caption), 119 (colour illus.). cat.no. 51

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1978, 116 (illus.), 117. illus.no. 42

William Splatt and Susan Bruce, Australian impressionist painters: a pictorial history of the Heidelberg school, Windsor, 1981, 116-117.

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 476, 477 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). titled 'Frances Ross'; plate. no. 137

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 156. titled 'Frances Ross'; cat.no. 306; provenance incorrectly attributed to Mr D. O'Connor

Exhibition history (2)

Tom Roberts (1996-1997):

Impressions: painting light and life, National Portrait Gallery [Parliamentary Zone], Canberra, 25 Nov 2011–04 Mar 2012