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An image of A Bacchanalian orgy by Girolamo Nerli

Girolamo Nerli

(Italy, Australia, New Zealand 21 Feb 1860 – 24 Jun 1926)

Title
A Bacchanalian orgy
Other titles:
A Bacchanalian orgie
Year
(1887)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on paperboard
Dimensions

20.3 x 43.2 cm board; 37.6 x 60.6 x 2.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, blue oil "GP [monogram]. Nerli". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1969
Accession number
OA21.1969
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (6)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 78 (colour illus.).

Betty Currie, Girolamo Pieri Nerli (1863-1926), Melbourne, 1976, 9, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 34.

Michael Dunn, Nerli - An exhibition of paintings & drawings, 'The art of Girolamo Nerli 1860-1926', pg. 11-24, Dunedin, 1988, 14, 32, 104, (illus.), 105, 106. cat.no. 21

Michael Dunn, Nerli: an Italian painter in the South Pacific, 'Nerli's paintings', pg. 18-54, Auckland, 2005, 19-20. A related work in the collection of the NGA is reproduced in colour on page 61, plate no. 3.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Expatriates', pg. 3-8, Sydney, Sep 1989, 5, 63.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Acquisitions for 1969', pg. 538, Sydney, Jul 1970, 538, 539 (illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

Italian artists working in 19th century Australia (1993), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 24 Sep 1993–21 Nov 1993