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An image of The kiss of the sun by Gaston La Touche

Gaston La Touche

(France 29 Oct 1854 – 12 Jul 1913)

Title
The kiss of the sun
Alternative title:
Le baiser du soleil
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

99.0 x 110.0 cm stretcher; 126.8 x 137.6 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., red paint "Gaston La Touche". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1923
Accession number
922
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW from the 'European Art Exhibition for Australia' Sydney Town Hall 1923

Bibliography (3)

Penleigh Boyd, European Art Exhibition for Australia, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 490

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Continental Art, Sydney, 1940. cat.no. 8

Anna Waldmann, Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (3)

European Art Exhibition for Australia, Sydney Town Hall, Australia, Jul 1923–Jul 1923

Exhibition of Continental Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Nov 1940–Dec 1940

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