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Title

Head from 'The Arts of Industry as Applied to Peace' (replica)

1883


Artist

Lord Frederic Leighton

England

03 Dec 1830 - 25 Jan 1896


Details


Date

1883


Media category

Painting


Materials used

spirit fresco on plaster


Dimensions

45.7 x 45.7 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1883


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1027


Artist information

Lord Frederic Leighton

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Lord Frederic Leighton, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1883. Commissioned by the AGNSW.


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 110, illus p 110.

Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, p 19, no 19, illus p 59.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 122, no 1325.

Richard J. Ormond, Victoria and Albert Museum: Leighton Frescos, 1975.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, p 142, col illus p 145, fig 9.

Author Unknown, Art Gallery of New South Wales correspondance, 1883.