A Pompein Bath
oil on canvas
104.0 x 154.5 x 0.5 cm sight; 105.0 x 156.0 x 2.5 cm canvas; 105.5 x 156.5 x 4.0 cm rebate; 148.0 x 198.5 x 11.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown paint "Niccolo Cecconi". Not dated.
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Loan collection of works of Art (1896):
- Goulburn Regional Art Gallery 1896–1896
- Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Council, Bathurst 1896–1896
- Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle 1896–1896
Salon and Academie: the charm of tradition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1984–May 1985
Queens & Sirens: archaeology in 19th century art and design, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, 26 Sep 1998–01 Nov 1998
Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW 1891
Referenced in 13 publications
Victor A Ginsburgh and David Throsby (Editors), Handbook of the economics of art and culture, volume 2, Oxford, 2014, pp 90, 98.
Alison Inglis and Jennifer Long, Queens & sirens: archaeology in 19th century art and design, Geelong, 1998, p 10, no 4.
Colin McKay Smith, Daily Telegraph, 'The National Art Gallery of New South Wales', Sydney, 13 Apr 1897.
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 520–21 (13 Jan 1891).
Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 2.6.1898-13.3.1903, Sydney, 1898-1903, p 252 (18 May 1900).
Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, pp -, , illus p .
Loan collection of works of art contributed by Trustees National Art Gallery of NSW and members of the Art Society of NSW […]: Catalogue. The present movement for the distribution of Art Works embraces the simultaneous exhibitions of lie Loan Collections at Bathurst, Goulburn and Newcastle, Which may be interchanged between these centres periodically, Sydney, 1895, np, no 32.
National Art Gallery (report of trustees for the year 1891), Sydney, 1892, p 2.
Sydney Morning Herald, no 16778, Sydney, 31 Dec 1891, p 4.
Illustrated Sydney News, vol 28, no 1, 'Notes on art', 03 Jan 1891, p 20.
AGNSW archive 99/1890, 31 Oct 1890.
National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 226, no 2. Repr. 1908, p 225, no 2; repr. 1910, p 231, no2. repr. 1912, p 239, no 2.
Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1999, Sydney, 1999, p 56.