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Title

Lady in black

1893


Artist

John Longstaff

Australia

1862 - 01 Oct 1941


Details


Other Titles

Portrait study

A portrait study


Date

1893


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

195.5 x 100.3 cm stretcher; 217.6 x 123.5 x 7.0 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 192 x 98 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., oil "J Longstaff. 1893".


Credit

Purchased 1896


Location

Not on display


Accession number

991


Artist information

John Longstaff

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown. titled 'A Portrait Study'

Susan Gillberg, Portrait of a lady: Sir John Longstaff, 'Enduring elegance: Sir John Longstaff's portraits of women', pg. 6-17, Shepparton, 2012, 12, 22 (colour illus.), 41, 47.

Lionel Lindsay, Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 4], '25 Years of Australian Art', Sydney, 1918. not paginated

John McDonald, Art of Australia. Vol 1: Exploration to Federation, ‘The only school of art’, pg. 485-544, Sydney, 2008, 502 (colour illus.), 504.

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'Galleries', pg. 179-214, Sydney, 1934, 191, 194 (illus.).

Nina Murdoch, Portrait in Youth of Sir John Longstaff (1861-1941), North Ryde, 1948, 121-125.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899, 49 (sepia illus.). cat.no. 263, Oil Paintings-Australian, titled 'A Portrait Study'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, Supplement. cat.no. 467, titled 'Portrait Study'

Bertram Stevens, Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 2], 'John Longstaff', Sydney, 1917, (colour illus.). not paginated

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, 3 September 1896.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, Sydney, 12 Jan 1922. page no. unknown