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Title

The scoffers

1896


Artist

Sir Frank Brangwyn

England

12 May 1867 - 11 Jun 1956


Details


Date

1896


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

233.4 x 228.6 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., tan paint "F B 96" and verso canvas, oil "F BRANGWYN/...1896"


Credit

Purchased 1897


Location

Not on display


Accession number

711


Artist information

Sir Frank Brangwyn

Works in the collection

19


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Sir Frank Brangwyn, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1897


Referenced in 24 publications

Bibliography


John E Branch, Picture study in schools, records of the Education Society, no 7, Sydney, 1913, pp 24–25, 30, illus p 24.

Rodney Brangwyn, Brangwyn, London, 1978, p 76.

Béatrice Crespon-Halotier, Les peintres Britanniques dans les salons parisiens des origines à 1939: répertoire, Dijon, 2002, p 95.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 18, illus p 18.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 54, no 196.

PG Konody, Observer, ‘Art and artists: pictures for New South Wales', London, 24 Sep 1933.

William Moore, Studio, ‘The public art galleries of Australia’, London, Apr 1913, pp 202–13: p 209.

Max Nordau, On art and artists, London, 1907, pp 232–33.

Walter Shaw Sparrow (Editor), The spirit of the age: the work of Frank Brangwyn ARA, London, 1905, pl 3.

Walter Shaw Sparrow, Frank Brangwyn and his Work, London, 1910, p 229 appendix.

Léonce Bénédite (trans Frederick White), The spirit of the age: the work of Frank Brangwyn ARA, 'Frank Brangwyn, ARA', London, 1905, pp 15–22: p 20.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales (report of trustees for the year 1898), Sydney, 1899, p 2.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 6, no 7, illus p 6.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales (report of the trustees for the year 1913), Sydney, 1914, p 1. Loan to Venice.

Offizieller Katalog der VII Internationalen Kunstausstellung im kgl. Glaspalaste zu München 1897, Munich, 1897, p 45, no 166b.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales (report of trustees for the year 1914), Sydney, 1915, p 1. Loan to Venice.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 11, no 7, illus p 11.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 15, no 17, illus p 15.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art in Australia, Sydney, Feb 1922, illus on cover.

An exhibition of a selected number of subject pictures belonging to the national collection, typescript exh cat, Sydney, Jul 1943, p 2.

New South Wales Art Gallery pictures, Sydney, 1931, col illus.

XI esposizione internazionale d’arte della città di Venezia: catalogo, Venice, 1914, p 48, sala 10, no 3.

Catalogue des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, dessins, gravure, architecture et objets d’art exposés au Champs-de-Mars le 24 avril 1897, Haute-Normandie, 1897, p 39, no 178. Reprint Gaïté Dugnat, Les catalogues des salons de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, vol 2, 1896–1900, L’Échelle de Jacob, Paris, 2001, p 90.

Frank Brangwyn 1867–1956, Leeds, 2006-2007, p 159.