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An image of Mrs W.H. Read by Arthur Streeton

Arthur Streeton

(Australia, England, Australia 08 Apr 1867 – 01 Sep 1943)

Mrs W.H. Read
Other titles:
Portrait of a young woman
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

48.3 x 31.1 cm stretcher; 59.6 x 42.1 x 5.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "Arthur Streeton". Dated l.l. corner, brown oil "1890".
Purchased 1966
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1966 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1966, 17. 12; titled 'Portrait of a young woman'

Edward Combes, Sydney Morning Herald, 'The Art Society's exhibition: first notice', pg. 5, Sydney, 30 Dec 1876, 5.

Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 66 (caption), 67 (colour illus.). 25

Ann Galbally, Arthur Streeton, Melbourne, 1969, 80 (illus.). 36, dated c.1890, reproduced in reverse

Exhibition history (4)

Spring Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1890), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, Oct 1890 -

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1966, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1967 -

Sir Arthur Streeton Exhibition, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 06 Mar 1968–23 Mar 1968

Impressions: painting light and life, National Portrait Gallery [Parliamentary Zone], Canberra, 25 Nov 2011–04 Mar 2012