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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)

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

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

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

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

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: