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An image of Salomé by Rupert Bunny
Alternate image of Salomé by Rupert Bunny

Rupert Bunny

(Australia, France 29 Sep 1864 – 25 May 1947)

Title
Salomé
Other titles:
Salome
Place of origin
ParisFrance
Year
(circa 1919)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

81.0 x 65.5 cm stretcher; 93.8 x 78.0 x 6.0 cm frame; 79.3 x 63.5 cm sight edge

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, blue oil "RCWB [monogram]". Not dated. Signed bot. c., incised "RCWB [monogram]" [very faint, covered by orange oil].
Credit
Purchased 1968
Accession number
OA21.1968
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (14)

Jane Clark, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rupert Bunny / E. Phillips Fox', pg. 20-31, Sydney, 2002, 25 (colour illus.), 28, 142, 147.

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Bulletin, 'The Collections', pg. 44-45, Sydney, 1996, 45 (colour illus.).

Mary Eagle, The Art of Rupert Bunny, 'The New Mythologies', pg. 128-135, Parkes, 1991, 132 (illus.), 134.

Deborah Edwards, Rupert Bunny: artist in Paris, 'Danse chromatique', pg. 103-131, Sydney, 2009, 102 (colour illus., detail), 117 (colour illus.), 122, 125, 205 (colour illus.). cat.no. 44

Desmond Macaulay and Bettina Macaulay, Singing in the heart: Music and the art of Rupert Bunny, 'Post-war rhythms', pg.89-97, Queensland, 2007, 88 (colour illus.), 89, 108. no catalogue numbers

Andrea Nottage and Simon Ives, Look, 'A question of colour: the hidden elements of Bunny's palette revealed', pg. 36-37, Newtown, Oct 2009, 36.

Ursula Prunster, Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee, 'From Empire's End: Australians as Orientalists, 1880-1920', pg. 41-53, Sydney, 1997, 51, 165 (colour illus.). cat.no. 103

Ursula Prunster, Aspects of Australian art, Sydney, 2000, (illus.). card no. 3: Bertram Mackennal 'The dancer' 1904

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, Heidelberg, Feb 1998, 7 (illus.).

David Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Rupert Bunny', pg. 550-575, Sydney, Oct 1970, 555, 564 (illus.), 565. dated circa 1919 by David Thomas

David Thomas, Rupert Bunny Retrospective, 'Introduction', Newcastle, 1968, not paginated. cat.no. 15; dated circa 1922.

David Thomas, Rupert Bunny, East Melbourne, 1970, 117.

David Thomas, Art and Australia [vol. 9, no. 4], 'Rupert Bunny', pg. 328-337, Sydney, Mar 1972, 331.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1969, 454, 458 (illus.). dated circa 1922

Exhibition history (5)

Rupert Bunny Retrospective (1968), Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, 31 Jul 1968–03 Sep 1968

Onsight - The Expressive Image, Various venues, 12 May 1987–13 May 1988

Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee:

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Singing in the heart: Music and the art of Rupert Bunny (2007), Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, 08 Jun 2007–29 Jul 2007