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Title

The kiss of the sun

circa 1900-circa 1910


Artist

Gaston La Touche

France

29 Oct 1854 - 12 Jul 1913


Details


Alternative title

Le baiser du soleil


Date

circa 1900-circa 1910


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

99.0 x 110.0 cm stretcher; 126.8 x 137.6 x 8.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., red paint "Gaston La Touche". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1923


Location

Not on display


Accession number

922


Artist information

Gaston La Touche

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW from the 'European Art Exhibition for Australia' Sydney Town Hall 1923


Referenced in 9 publications

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