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An image of The return of Ulysses by Frederick Trevelyan Goodall

Frederick Trevelyan Goodall

(England 1848 – 11 Apr 1871)

The return of Ulysses
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

104.8 x 130.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., red paint "TREV GOODALL/1869".
Gift of Colonel A. Hanbury-Sparrow 1970
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Edith Sparrow, England, Gift of the artist 1871

Colonel Arthur Alan Hanbury-Sparrow, Buckinghamshire/England, Gift of Colonel A. Hanbury-Sparrow 1970. By descent from his aunt Edith Sparrow.

Bibliography (15)

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, Sydney, 1984, p 17.

Patricia Crawford, History and legend in some selected paintings at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1980, p 4, illus p 4.

Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, pp 16–17, 55, no 11, illus p 55.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 70, illus p 70.

Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, London, 1905-1906, vol 3, 1905, p 269.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 89, no 771, illus p 191.

J. Maas, Gambart: prince of the Victorian art world, 1975, p 231.

Victorian social conscience, Sydney, 1976, p 11, illus p 11.

Times, 'The Royal Academy exhibition (third article)', London, 18 May 1870, p 6.

Art Journal, London, 1871, p 166.

Pall Mall Gazette, ‘Pictures at the Royal Academy (third article)’, London, 20 May 1870, pp 11–12: p 12.

The Graphic, 'Royal Academy', London, 09 Jul 1870, p 39.

The exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, MDCCCLXX, the one hundred and second, London, 1870, p 17, no 234.

Report of the trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: report covering the period January–December, 1970, Sydney, 1971, pp 5, 10.

Art and Australia, Sydney, Jul 1972, p 67, illus p 72. Art Gallery of New South Wales special number.

Exhibition history (4)

Royal Academy schools, 1869, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1869–1869

Royal Academy of Arts, 1870, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1870–1870

Victorian Olympians:

Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Aug 1976–19 Sep 1976