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Title

Frances Ross, actress

(circa 1898)


Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 - 14 Sep 1931


Details


Other Title

Frances Ross


Date

(circa 1898)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on wood


Dimensions

62.3 x 47.0 cm board; 82.0 x 69.0 x 4.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1954


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9028


Artist information

Tom Roberts

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Leigh Astbury, Tom Roberts, 'Masculinity and Modernity', pg. 124, Adelaide, 1996, 64, 136, 137 (colour illus.), 210 (illus.). titled 'Frances Ross'

Sarah Engledow, Impressions: painting light & life, Catalogue essay, pg. 7-16, Canberra, 2011, 11, 118 (caption), 119 (colour illus.). cat.no. 51

Virginia Spate, Tom Roberts, Melbourne, 1978, 116 (illus.), 117. illus.no. 42

William Splatt and Susan Bruce, Australian impressionist painters: a pictorial history of the Heidelberg school, Windsor, 1981, 116-117.

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 476, 477 (illus.).

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 2 - Plates, Melbourne, 1985, (colour illus.). titled 'Frances Ross'; plate. no. 137

Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: a catalogue raisonné. Volume 1 - Text, Melbourne, 1985, 156. titled 'Frances Ross'; cat.no. 306; provenance incorrectly attributed to Mr D. O'Connor