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Title

Adam Skirving

circa 1770


Artist

attrib. Archibald Skirving

Scotland

1749 - 1819


Details


Date

circa 1770


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

75.7 x 62.7 cm stretcher; 96.3 x 84.5 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of R.C. Scot Skirving 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9245


Artist information

attrib. Archibald Skirving

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Archibald Skirving, Scotland

Edward Scot Skirving, Great nephew to Archibald Skirving

Mrs Hoskins, pre 1954, Daughter of Edward Scot Skirving

Robert Scot Skirving, 1954-1956, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Uncle to Mrs Hoskins

R.C. Scot Skirving, 1956, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of R.C. Scot Skirving 1956. Son of Dr Robert Skirving


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 178 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 47 (illus.). no. 123

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers