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Title

The Gordon Riots, 1780


Artist

John Seymour Lucas

England

21 Dec 1849 - 08 May 1923


About

An episode during the Gordon 'No Popery Riots' in London 2nd June, 1780


Details


Date

1879


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

126.8 x 184.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., brown paint "Seymour Lucas 1879".


Credit

Purchased 1879


Accession number

920


Artist information

John Seymour Lucas

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Sydney International Exhibition, 17 September 1879 - 20 April 1880.


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


Allan Fea, The Art Journal, 'J Seymour Lucas', London, Dec 1909, 29.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 116, 117 (illus.).

Renée Free, Patricia McDonald, Linda Young and John Wade, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Sydney, 1979.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 126. cat.no. 1381

Royal Academy of Arts, The Royal Academy of Arts, 1879, London, 1879. cat.no. 25

Editor Unknown (Editor), Magazine of Art, London, 1899, 39. illustration of drawing now in Anne S.K. Brown Military collection

Editor Unknown (Editor), Magazine of Art, London, 1888, 6.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1887, 67, 69.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906.