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An image of Self portrait by Nicholas Chevalier

Nicholas Chevalier

(United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand 09 May 1828 – 15 Mar 1902)

Title
Self portrait
Other titles:
Portrait of the artist
Year
1857
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on cardboard
Dimensions

30.4 x 25.4 cm board; 51.0 x 46.1 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "Ch. 1857".
Credit
Bequest of Mrs Nicholas Chevalier 1919
Accession number
945
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (12)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 72 (colour illus.).

Tim Bonyhady, Images in opposition: Australian landscape painting 1801-1890, 'The artist in society', pg. 1-22, Melbourne, 1985, 13 (illus.).

Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, 'Australian odyssey', pg. 23-33, Sale, 2011, 22 (colour illus.), 81, 159, 160 (colour illus.). This work is cat.no. 1 in the exhibition and no. 2 in the 'Catalogue raisonné - paintings'.

Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'The tyranny of landscape art in post-gold rush Australia', pg. 104-115, Carlton, 2013, 106 (colour illus.), 547, 558. plate no. 12.2

Neil Roberts, Nicholas Chevalier, Christchurch, 1992, 13, 14 (colour illus.), 45. plate no. 1; cat.no.1

Neil Roberts, Nicholas Chevalier - Artist, 'Nicholas Chevalier 1828-1902', pg. 12-17, Wellington, 1981, frontispiece (colour illus.).

Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-36, Sydney, 2000, 18, 34 (colour illus.), 300.

William Splatt and Barbara Burton, 100 masterpieces of Australian painting, Adelaide, 1973, 20, 21 (colour illus.). plate no. 7

Charles Summers, Catalogue of the Victorian exhibition of fine arts, 'Oil paintings', pg. 3-6, Melbourne, 1860, 4. cat.no. 21A

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 23

Susan Venn, Roy and Matilda - The Golden Locket, Canterbury, 1994, (colour illus.).

Simone Wildhaber-Creux, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Nicholas Chevalier', pg. 53-66, Sydney, 1991, 54 (colour illus.), 110. cat.no. 38

Exhibition history (8)

Victorian Exhibition of Fine Arts, Studio of Charles Summers, Melbourne, 20 Nov 1860 -

One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946

110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1950 -

Artists by artists (1954), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1954–05 Dec 1954

Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991:

Nicholas Chevalier - an artist's journey through Canterbury in 1866, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, 07 Nov 1992–17 Jan 1993

To look within: Self portraits in Australia:

Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey: