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Title

Percy F.S. Spence

1896

Artist

Tom Roberts

England, Australia

08 Mar 1856 – 14 Sep 1931

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    1896
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas on paperboard on hardboard
    Dimensions
    37.0 x 30.9 cm board; 49.5 x 44.0 x 4.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "Tom Roberts./ 1896.".

    Credit
    Purchased 1957
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9399
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Tom Roberts

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    Works in the collection

    46

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  • About

    Spence was a fellow artist and friend of Roberts whom he had known from their time together in 1892 at the artists' colony 'Curlew Camp', in Little Sirius Cove on Sydney Harbour's north shore. Aged 28 at the time of this portrait, he was a frequent illustrator for Cosmos, a general interest magazine of the period.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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