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Title

The Burgomaster

1870s-1880s


Artist

Eleanor Bell

England, Germany


Details


Date

1870s-1880s


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

74.5 x 60.0 cm stretcher; 99.6 x 83.6 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1885


Location

Not on display


Accession number

779


Artist information

Eleanor Bell

Works in the collection

1


Provenance


Source unknown, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW in Sydney 1885


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1884, p 34, no 101.

Sydney Mail, 'The Art Gallery', Sydney, 02 May 1885, p 920.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Pictures in Sydney – figure painting at the Art Gallery’, Sydney, 04 Jun 1887, p 6.

Art lectures delivered by Sidney Dickenson, MA at the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1889, p 43.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, p 19, no 43.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 18, no 39.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 7, no 3.