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Title

Peasant child's funeral, Chioggia

1882


Artist

Alexandre Nicolaïevitch Roussoff

Russia

03 Feb 1844 - 21 May 1928


Details


Date

1882


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour with white highlights over pencil


Dimensions

70.5 x 111.6 cm image/sheet; 100.0 x 149.0 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., watercolour "A.N. Roussoff/ 1882...".


Credit

Purchased 1883


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1109


Artist information

Alexandre Nicolaïevitch Roussoff

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Fine Art Society (London), London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Fine Art Society in 1883.


Referenced in 25 publications

Bibliography


the moderns', The Art Journal, 'Venice as painted, London, May 1887, pp 138–42: pp 141–42, illus p 139.

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 174–75, col illus pp 172–73 (detail), 175.

Tom Roberts, The Argus, no 14150, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Melbourne, 31 Oct 1891, p 4.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 107, no 171, illus p 106.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1921, p 84, no 172, illus p 84.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 81, no 110, p 72. Revised editions 1918, 1919.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 90, no 118, col illus between pp 90–91. Revised editions 1908, 1910, 1912.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, published by the Trustees, Sydney, 1899, p 59, no 390.

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 92, no 270, illus p 92.

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 96, no 376, illus p 96.

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, pp 67–68, no 76, illus p 67.

Sydney Morning Herald, no 15360, 'Pictures in Sydney. III – Landscapes and water-colour painting at the Art Gallery', Sydney, 18 Jun 1887, p 6.

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 54, no 61, illus p 54 (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 49, no 44, illus p 49 (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 44, no 44, illus p 44 (sketch by E L Montefiore).

AGNSW archive 24/1883, 01 Jun 1883.

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, p 153 (5 March 1883).

AGNSW archive 7/1883, 09 Feb 1883.

Complement of The Magazine of Art, 'Art in December', London, Dec 1883, pp ix–xii: p x.

The Art Journal, 'The Winter exhibitions at the smaller galleries', London, Dec 1882, p 378.

The Portfolio, vol 13, 'Art chronicle', London, Dec 1882, pp 222–24: pp 222, 223.

The Manchester Guardian, 'The Fine Art Society', Manchester, 14 Nov 1882, p 8.

The Athenaeum, no 2873, 'Fine arts – Pictures and drawings of Venice', London, 18 Nov 1882, p 667.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1928, p 90, no 16, illus p 90.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1925, p 107, no 161, illus p 106. Revised edition 1926.