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Title

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1888


Artist

Briton Rivière

England

14 Aug 1840 - 20 Apr 1920


Details


Date

1888


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

158.7 x 225.0 cm stretcher; 155.0 x 222.6 cm sight edge; 196.7 x 264.1 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black paint "18 BR 88"


Credit

Purchased 1897-8


Accession number

811


Artist information

Briton Rivière

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Briton Rivière, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1897-1898


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Sarah Couper, Look, ‘Studio visit – Inside the Blue Mountains studio of Gallery framer David Butler’, Sydney, Sep 2017-Oct 2017, pp 64–68: p 66.

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

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 167, illus p 167.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, p 152, no 1863.

Steven Miller, Dogs in Australian art, Kent Town, 2012, p 13.

John Saxby (Editor), Look, 'Dog days', Sydney, Jan 2018-Feb 2018, p 15, col illus p 15.