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An image of Mrs Violet M Hammersley by Phillip Wilson Steer

Phillip Wilson Steer

(England 28 Dec 1860 – 18 Mar 1942)

Mrs Violet M Hammersley
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

214.0 x 153.7 cm stretcher; 229.5 x 169.5 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., oil "P.W. Steer 1907".
May Grainger Bequest Fund 1955
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

Based on François Boucher's 'Mme de Pompadour' 1758

Provenance (1)

Violet Hammersley, Purchased by the AGNSW from Mrs Hammersley 1955

Bibliography (16)

Carnegie Institute, Twenty-third annual international exhibition of paintings, 1924.

Sir Joseph Duveen, Thirty years of British art, London, 1930, (colour illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 186 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 41.

Anne Gray, The Edwardians: secrets and desires, 'The Edwardians', pg. 11-72, Canberra, 2004, 84 (colour illus.), 229 (colour illus.). 130

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia [vol. 10, no. 1], Sydney, Jul 1972.

Robin Ironside, Wilson Steer, 1943.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 164 (illus.). 2087

Bruce Laughton, Phillip Wilson Steer 1860-1942, Oxford, 1971, 81-82. 386, plate no. 147

Dugald Sutherland MacColl, The Life and Work and Setting of Phillip Wilson Steer, O.M., London, 1945, 104-106. 208

Sir William Orpen, Outline of Art, London, circa 1929, 148, 397.

Frank Rutter, Modern Masterpieces, London, 1940?.

Frank Rutter, Art in my Time, Unknown, 1933, 183.

Tate Britain, Loan exhibition of works by P. Wilson Steer, 1929.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney Mirror, Sydney, 09 Feb 1956.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Studio, London, 1908, 227.

Exhibition history (8)

Unknown, New Gallery 1908, New Gallery, London, 1908–1908

Unknown, Goupil Gallery 1923, Goupil Gallery, London, 1923–1923

Twenty-third annual international exhibition of paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1924–1924

Loan exhibition of works by P. Wilson Steer, Tate Britain, England, 19 Apr 1929–21 Jul 1929

Unknown, British Council, Paris 1938, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1938–1938

Unknown, New Gallery 1943, New Gallery, London, 1943–1943

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Feb 1956–29 Feb 1956

The Edwardians: Secrets and Desire: