Sir Henry Parkes
08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931
Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.
The late Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G.
oil on canvas
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".
Gift of Howard Hinton 1922
Not on display
Where the work was made
New South Wales
Shown in 5 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 12 publications
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 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). plate no. 228
Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 123, 124. cat.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