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Title

The Book of Peace

1913


Artist

Edgard Maxence

France

17 Sep 1871 - 1954


Details


Other Title

The book of serenity


Alternative title

Le Livre de Paix


Date

1913


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on wood panel


Dimensions

160.3 x 104.7 cm board; 192.5 x 133.6 x 12.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1913


Accession number

782


Artist information

Edgard Maxence

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Paris Salon, Paris/France, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Paris Salon 1913


Referenced in 18 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', Sydney, 1988, pp 36-56: p 41.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 27.8.1909-28.4.1916, Sydney, 1909-1916, pp 312–13 (26 Sep 1913); p 321 (24 Oct 1913); p 326 (21 Nov 1913).

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 [5], [37], illus cover, p [37].

AGNSW archive BF 76/1913, 09 Oct 1913.

AGNSW archive BF 90/1913, 10 Oct 1913.

AGNSW archive BF 81/1913, 26 Oct 1913.

AGNSW archive BF 96/1913, 31 Oct 1913.

AGNSW archive BF 103/1913, 31 Oct 1913.

Explication des ouvrages de peintures, sculpture, architecture, gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants exposés au Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées le 30 avril 1913, Paris, 1913, p 110, no 1236.

AGNSW archive BF 104a/1913, 11 Dec 1913.

AGNSW archive BF 104b/1913, 10 Jan 1914.

AGNSW archive BF 57/1914, 16 Jul 1914.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales (report of the trustees for the year 1913), Sydney, 1914, p 2.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 54, no 185, illus p 54.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, p 40, no 113.

AGNSW archive BF 105/1913, 14 Nov 1913.

Société des Artistes Français. Catalogue illustré du Salon de 1913, Paris, 1913, np, no 1236, illus p 9.

AGNSW archive BF 104/1913, 07 May 1913.