- Other Title
- Portrait of the artist
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on cardboard
- 30.4 x 25.4 cm board; 51.0 x 46.1 x 5.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "Ch. 1857".
- Bequest of Mrs Nicholas Chevalier 1919
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Victorian Exhibition of Fine Arts, Studio of Charles Summers, Melbourne, 20 Nov 1860 -
One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946
110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1950 -
Artists by artists (1954), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1954–05 Dec 1954
Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 18 Jan 1991–10 Mar 1991
- The George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne 28 Mar 1991–28 Apr 1991
- Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane 04 May 1991–09 Jun 1991
- Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 21 Jun 1991–04 Aug 1991
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 18 Aug 1991–29 Sep 1991
Nicholas Chevalier - an artist's journey through Canterbury in 1866, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, 07 Nov 1992–17 Jan 1993
To look within: Self portraits in Australia:
- University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane 16 Apr 2004–20 Jun 2004
- National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra 09 Jul 2004–19 Sep 2004
Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey:
Referenced in 12 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 72 (colour illus.).
Tim Bonyhady, Images in opposition: Australian landscape painting 1801–1890, 'The artist in society', pg. 1-22, Melbourne, 1985, 13 (illus.).
Simon Gregg, Nicholas Chevalier: Australian odyssey, 'Australian odyssey', pg. 23-33, Sale, 2011, 22 (colour illus.), 81, 159, 160 (colour illus.). This work is cat.no. 1 in the exhibition and no. 2 in the 'Catalogue raisonné - paintings'.
Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'The tyranny of landscape art in post-gold rush Australia', pg. 104-115, Carlton, 2013, 106 (colour illus.), 547, 558. plate no. 12.2
Neil Roberts, Nicholas Chevalier, Christchurch, 1992, 13, 14 (colour illus.), 45. plate no. 1; cat.no.1
Neil Roberts, Nicholas Chevalier - Artist, 'Nicholas Chevalier 1828-1902', pg. 12-17, Wellington, 1981, frontispiece (colour illus.).
Anne Ryan, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Colonial eyes', pg. 17-36, Sydney, 2000, 18, 34 (colour illus.), 300.
William Splatt and Barbara Burton, 100 masterpieces of Australian painting, Adelaide, 1973, 20, 21 (colour illus.). plate no. 7
Charles Summers, Catalogue of the Victorian exhibition of fine arts, 'Oil paintings', pg. 3-6, Melbourne, 1860, 4. cat.no. 21A
Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 23
Susan Venn, Roy and Matilda - The Golden Locket, Canterbury, 1994, (colour illus.).
Simone Wildhaber-Creux, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Nicholas Chevalier', pg. 53-66, Sydney, 1991, 54 (colour illus.), 110. cat.no. 38
Other works by Nicholas Chevalier
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