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An image of Italian major by Sir William Orpen

Sir William Orpen

(Ireland 27 Nov 1878 – 29 Sep 1931)

Italian major
circa 1918
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

76.2 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 107.0 x 94.0 x 10.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., red brown paint "ORPEN". Not dated.
Purchased 1928
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from David Jones Art Gallery 1928

Bibliography (4)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 143 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 142. 1691

Paul G. Konody and Sidney Dark, Sir William Orpen, Artist and Man, London, 1932. 'The Great War and Peace Conference 1917-1919', appendix.

New South Wales Art Gallery pictures, Sydney, 1931, 280 (colour illus.].

Exhibition history (1)

Unknown, David Jones Ltd., David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, Mar 1928–Mar 1928