Interior of the Basilica of St Peters at Rome
24 Oct 1796 - 25 Nov 1864
Interior of St Peters Rome
oil on canvas
70.9 x 116.7 cm stretcher; 108.0 x 153.0 x 11.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "David Roberts R.A. 1864"
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981
James Caird, Scotland
Ernest Gambart, London/England, [dealer]
F.W. Cozens, pre 17 May 1890, Sold Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 128 as 'Interior of St Peters Rome' 27½ x 46½.
Messrs Vokins, 17 May 1890, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Messrs Vokins 1890. Purchased by Messrs Voskin at Christie's London, 17 May 1890, lot no. 128 as 'Interior of St Peters Rome' 27½ x 46½.
Referenced in 5 publications
James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts RA, Edinburgh, 1866, 224.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 168 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 152. cat.no. 1868
Katherine Sim, David Roberts R.A., 1796-1864: A biography, London, 1984, 306, 311.
Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers