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Storm at sea

circa 1907


Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


Other Title

The storm

Place where the work was made

Norfolk England


circa 1907

Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas on plywood


35.3 x 44.5 cm board; 51.2 x 61.4 x 4.2 cm frame

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Purchased 1946


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 8 publications


Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 58 (illus.).

Anne Gray and John Gage, Constable: impressions of land, sea and sky, Canberra, 2006, 310 (colour illus., detail), 311, 319 (colour illus.). A10

Anne Gray, Tom Roberts, 'Harmonic arrangements: Tom Roberts' painting' Anne Gray, pg. 31-60, Canberra, 2015, 51, 52, 272, 273 (colour illus.), 350. 107

Humphrey McQueen, Tom Roberts, Sydney, 1996, 524.

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, 'Where the Sun Never Set. Tom Roberts and the British Empire', pg. 62-92, Adelaide, 1996, 88, 89 (colour illus.), 213 (illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 481, 482 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 180. 411

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). plate no. 183