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An image of Lady in black by John Longstaff

John Longstaff

(Australia 1862 – 01 Oct 1941)

Title
Lady in black
Other titles:
Portrait study
A portrait study
Year
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
Accession number
991
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

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

Exhibition history (2)

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

Sir John Longstaff: portrait of a lady, Shepparton Art Museum, Australia, 18 Feb 2012–22 Apr 2012