This work was a finalist in the 1925 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1929.
oil on canvas
91.4 x 68.6 cm stretcher; 113.7 x 90.5 x 11.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "A. Dattilo. Rubbo-1925".
Gift of Mrs Fiaschi 1929
Not on display
© Estate of Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1925), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Jan 1925–15 Feb 1925
150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938
Cav. Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo: painter and teacher and some prominent pupils (1980), Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly, 05 Dec 1980–18 Jan 1981
Italian artists working in 19th century Australia (1993), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 24 Sep 1993–21 Nov 1993
Referenced in 10 publications
Howard Ashton., Sun, 'Royal Art Society annual exhibition', Sydney, 05 Aug 1926.
Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, 'Dr Fiaschi: Honor where honor is due - a tribute', Sydney, 17 Apr 1925.
Jean Campbell, Cav. Antonio Dattilo-Rubb : painter and teacher and some prominent pupils, 'Introduction', pg. 4-22, Sydney, 1980, 24, 29. cat.no. 21
George Galway., Evening news, 'Royal Society's show truly artistic', Sydney, 07 Aug 1926.
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 197 [Gallery No. 3]; not paginated
M.J. MacNally., Daily telegraph, 'Art Notes - Royal Art Society: a fine exhibition', Sydney, 06 Aug 1926.
Truth, Sydney, 20 Jun 1926.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Gallery - Limited funds available', Sydney, 06 Dec 1929.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Royal Art Society annual exhibition: a fine standard', Sydney, 06 Aug 1926.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Dr. T. Fiaschi', Sydney, 22 Jul 1926, (illus.).