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Title

The game of chess

1882


Artist

Publio de Tommasi

Italy

06 Apr 1849 - 20 Sep 1914


Details


Other Title

The Chess Players


Date

1882


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and gum over pencil underdrawing


Dimensions

92.5 x 64.5 cm image (sheet lined on paper and wrapped around a wooden strainer); 153.0 x 129.0 x 12.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "P. De Tommasi [all underlined]/...". Not dated.


Credit

Commissioned 1881, received 1882


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1063


Artist information

Publio de Tommasi

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Publio de Tommasi, Commissioned by the AGNSW in 1881, received in 1882


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 31.8.1880-4.8.1891, Sydney, 1880-1891, pp 102 (14 Nov 1881), 131 (16 Aug 1882), 142 (17 Oct 1882).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 91, no 83. Revised editiion 1926.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 90, no 89.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 74, no 89.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 74, no 55. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 60, no 409.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales (with illustrations) drawn by E L Montefiore, director, and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1893, p 96, no 285, illus p 96.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, (with illustrations), drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq (President of Trustees) and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1891, p 86, no 337, illus p 86.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, and others, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1888, p 76, no 97, illus p 76.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1886, p 59, no 78, illus p 59 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, with illustrations, drawn by E L Montefiore, Esq, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1884, p 44, no 26, illus p 44 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

Catalogue of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with 94 illustrations drawn by E L Montefiore, Esa, published by sanction of the Trustees, Sydney, 1883, p 39, no 26, illus p 39 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 111, no 127.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 78, no 59. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.