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Title

Mrs Violet M Hammersley

1906-1907


Artist

Phillip Wilson Steer

England

28 Dec 1860 - 18 Mar 1942


About

Based on François Boucher's 'Mme de Pompadour' 1758


Details


Date

1906-1907


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

214.0 x 153.7 cm stretcher; 229.5 x 169.5 x 8.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., oil "P.W. Steer 1907".


Credit

May Grainger Bequest Fund 1955


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9155


Artist information

Phillip Wilson Steer

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Violet Hammersley, Purchased by the AGNSW from Mrs Hammersley 1955


Referenced in 16 publications

Bibliography


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

Anne Gray, The Edwardians: secrets and desires, 'The Edwardians', pg. 11-72, Canberra, 2004, 84 (colour illus.), 229 (colour illus.). cat.no. 130

Dugald Sutherland MacColl, The Life and Work and Setting of Phillip Wilson Steer, O.M., London, 1945, 104-106. cat.no. 208

Sir William Orpen, Outline of Art, London, circa 1929, 148, 397.

Unknown, Phillip Wilson Steer 1860-1942, Oxford, 1971, 81-82. cat.no. 386, plate no. 147

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney Mirror, Sydney, 09 Feb 1956.

Frank Rutter, Modern Masterpieces, London, 1940?.

Unknown, Wilson Steer, 1943.

Frank Rutter, Art in my Time, Unknown, 1933, 183.

Unknown, Thirty years of British art, London, 1930, (colour illus.).

Tate Britain, Loan exhibition of works by P. Wilson Steer, 1929.

Unknown, Twenty-third annual international exhibition of paintings, 1924.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Studio, London, 1908, 227.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 164 (illus.). cat.no. 2087

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 186 (illus.).

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia, Sydney, Jul 1972.