Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information, including hours

Collection

All

Search

Western art

View More:


Title

Among the rooftops

1905


Artist

Charles Hoffbauer

France

28 Jun 1875 - 26 Jul 1957


Details


Alternative title

Sur les toits


Date

1905


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

175.5 x 261.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "Ch. Hoffbauer 1905".


Credit

Purchased 1905


Location

Not on display


Accession number

783


Artist information

Charles Hoffbauer

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Paris Salon, Paris/France, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Paris Salon 1905


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


William Moore, The Studio, vol 58, no 241, 'The public art galleries in Australia', London, Apr 1913, pp 202–13: p 210, illus p 209.

Paris Salon, 1905 Catalogue illustré du Salon, 1905, 2 (illus.). no. 950

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia, Sydney, Apr 1933, 58.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art and Architecture, Sydney, Nov 1905, 184 (illus.), 185. as 'Sur Les Toits'

Author Unknown, Franco-British exhibition, London, 1908: fine arts catalogue, London, 1907.