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Title

Portrait of G.P. Nerli

(mid 1890s)


Artist

Grace Joel

New Zealand, Australia, England

1865 - 1924


Details


Date

(mid 1890s)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on plywood


Dimensions

47.0 x 36.5 cm stretcher; 57.5 x 47 x 6.6 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 44.5 x 34 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Miss Joel 1925


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8568


Artist information

Grace Joel

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Michael Dunn, Nerli: an Italian painter in the South Pacific, Auckland, 2005, frontispiece (colour illus.), 10, 42, 150.

Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 9, 90 (caption), 91 (colour illus.). cat.no. 37

Peter Entwisle, Nerli - An exhibition of paintings & drawings, 'G.P. Nerli: Influences in Australia', pg. 28-38, Dunedin, 1988, 16, 17, 29 (illus.), 85, 164.

Roger Neill, Robert Louis Stevenson and Count Nerli in Samoa: the story of a portrait, 'Un tantino troppo di bravura', pg. 26-39, England, 1997, 36, 38 (illus.), 39. fig.no. 6

Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 77. cat.no. 40