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Title

Italian major


Artist

Sir William Orpen

Ireland

27 Nov 1878 - 29 Sep 1931


Details


Date

circa 1918


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1928


Location

Not on display


Accession number

969


Artist information

Sir William Orpen

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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. cat.no. 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.].