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Title

Italian major

circa 1918


Artist

Sir William Orpen

Ireland

27 Nov 1878 - 29 Sep 1931


Details


Date

circa 1918


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 107.0 x 94.0 x 10.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., red brown paint "ORPEN". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1928


Location

Not on display


Accession number

969


Artist information

Sir William Orpen

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from David Jones Art Gallery 1928


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Sir William Orpen, Artist and Man, London, 1932. 'The Great War and Peace Conference 1917-1919', appendix.

New South Wales Art Gallery pictures, Sydney, 1931, 280 (colour illus.].

Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 143 (illus.).

British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 142. cat.no. 1691