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An image of Sir Henry Parkes by Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

(England, Australia 08 Mar 1856 – 14 Sep 1931)

Title
Sir Henry Parkes
Other titles:
Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.
The late Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.
Place of origin
New South WalesAustralia
Year
(circa 1894)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

76.7 x 64.0 cm stretcher; 102.5 x 87.5 x 11.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l., oil "Tom Roberts".
Credit
Gift of Howard Hinton 1922
Accession number
988
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (12)

Grafton Galleries, Exhibition of Australian art in London, London, 1898, 22. titled 'Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.'; cat.no. 109

Peter Haynes (Compilator), Famous people: a selective who's who from works in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, 12 (illus.).

Geoff Hocking, Currency lads & lasses: behind the faces on Australian banknotes, 'Sir Henry Parkes 1815-1896', pg. 88-105, South Melbourne, 2004, 88 (colour illus.), 89.

Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 8. cat.no. 40; not exhibited as on loan to National Gallery of Victoria.

Patrick H. McCarthy, Bailed up: the story behind the painting, ‘Tom Roberts, Bushranging and Bailed Up’, pg. 45-90, Sydney, 2006, 75, 117, 119, 141.

New South Wales Society of Artists, The Society of Artists Second Spring Exhibition, Sydney, Sep 1896, 9. titled ‘The late Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.’; cat.no. 72; priced £105.0.0

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1978, 113 (illus.), 149. illus.no. 38

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 474, 475 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 123, 124. cat.no. 228

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). plate no. 228

Author Unknown, Loan exhibition of Australian art: collection of paintings and drawings by Australian artists executed during the last 25 to 35 Years, Sydney, 1918, 22. titled ‘Sir Henry Parkes Parkes G.C.M.G.’; cat.no. 234

Editor Unknown (Editor), Exhibition and sale of paintings by Tom Roberts, previous to his leaving Australia., Sydney, Nov 1900. titled ‘The late Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.’; cat.no. 7; priced 100 guineas

Exhibition history (5)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1896), Cliff Gallery, Sydney, 05 Sep 1896 -

Exhibition of Australian art in London (1898), Grafton Galleries, London, 02 Apr 1898–31 Jul 1898

Exhibition and sale of paintings by Tom Roberts, previous to his leaving Australia., Society of Artists, Sydney, 14 Nov 1900 -

Loan exhibition of Australian Art (1918), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1918–1918

Tom Roberts Festival - Portraiture (2006), Inverell Art Gallery, Inverell, 22 Apr 2006–05 May 2006