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Victorian visions was an exhibition of 19th-century art from the John Schaeffer Collection. The exhibition ran from 20 May to 29 August 2010.

All photographs © AGNSW unless otherwise stated
All works © the artist or the artist's estate unless otherwise stated
© Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2014

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  • 1

    Richard Redgrave (1804–88)

    The Sempstress 1846

    The Sempstress 1846

    oil on canvas, 63.9 x 76.9cm. The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 2

    Daniel Maclise (1806–70)

    Scene – lawn before the Duke’s palace; Orlando about to engage with Charles, the Duke’s wrestler c1855–56

    Scene – lawn before the Duke’s palace; Orlando about to engage with Charles, the Duke’s wrestler c1855–56

    oil on canvas, 129 x 177.1cm. The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 3

    Edward Matthew Ward (1816–79)

    The last parting of Marie Antoinette and her son 1856

    The last parting of Marie Antoinette and her son 1856

    oil on canvas, 122.4 x 182.1cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 4

    James Collinson (1825–81)

    To Let c1857 and For Sale c1857

    To Let c1857 and For Sale c1857

    oil on canvas, 59 x 46cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 5

    James Archer (1816–79)

    The parting of Burns and Highland Mary 1858

    The parting of Burns and Highland Mary 1858

    oil on canvas, 91.5 x 71cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 6

    William Holman Hunt (1827–1910)

    Il dolce far niente 1859[?], 1860[?], 1865–66, retouched by the artist 1874–75

    Il dolce far niente 1859[?], 1860[?], 1865–66, retouched by the artist 1874–75

    oil on canvas, 99 x 82.5cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 7

    Thomas Faed (1816–79)

    Worn Out 1868

    Worn Out 1868

    oil on canvas, 105.7 x 145.4cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 8

    Frederic Leighton (1830–96)

    Athlete struggling with a python original 1874–77, marble replica 1888–91

    Athlete struggling with a python original 1874–77, marble replica 1888–91

    marble, height 178cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 9

    Edmund Blair Leighton (1816–79)

    Till death us do part 1878–79

    Till death us do part 1878–79

    oil on canvas, 152.4 x 111.1cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 10

    Frank Dicksee (1853–1928)

    Chivalry 1885

    Chivalry 1885

    oil on canvas, 182.7 x 136.6cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 11

    John William Waterhouse (1849–1917)

    Mariamne 1887

    Mariamne 1887

    oil on canvas, 259 x 180cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 12

    Frederic Leighton (1830–96)

    Study for ‘Flaming June’ c1895

    Study for ‘Flaming June’ c1895

    oil on canvas, 11.5 x 11cm The Schaeffer Collection

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  • 13

    Edward Robert Hughes (1851–1914)

    Wings of the morning 1905

    Wings of the morning 1905

    watercolour heightened with body colour and gold paint, 70 x 104cm The Schaeffer Collection

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