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An image of The Gordon Riots, 1780 by John Seymour Lucas

John Seymour Lucas

(England 21 Dec 1849 – 08 May 1923)

Title
The Gordon Riots, 1780
Year
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
Location
19th & 20th c European art
Further information

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

Provenance (1)

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

Bibliography (9)

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 and Patricia McDonald, 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

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1906, Sydney, 1906.

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.

Exhibition history (3)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

Royal Academy of Arts, 1879, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1879–1879

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979