A portrait study
oil on canvas
195.5 x 100.3 cm stretcher; 217.6 x 123.5 x 7.0 cm frame :
0 - Whole, 192 x 98 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., oil "J Longstaff. 1893".
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 11 publications
Julian Ashton., Daily telegraph, ‘National Art Gallery: The Australian Court’, Sydney, 27 Sep 1905, unknown. titled 'A Portrait Study'
Susan Gillberg, Portrait of a lady: Sir John Longstaff, 'Enduring elegance: Sir John Longstaff's portraits of women', pg. 6-17, Shepparton, 2012, 12, 22 (colour illus.), 41, 47.
Lionel Lindsay, Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 4], '25 Years of Australian Art', Sydney, 1918. not paginated
John McDonald, Art of Australia. Vol 1: Exploration to Federation, ‘The only school of art’, pg. 485-544, Sydney, 2008, 502 (colour illus.), 504.
William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'Galleries', pg. 179-214, Sydney, 1934, 191, 194 (illus.).
Nina Murdoch, Portrait in Youth of Sir John Longstaff (1861-1941), North Ryde, 1948, 121-125.
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899, 49 (sepia illus.). cat.no. 263, Oil Paintings-Australian, titled 'A Portrait Study'
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, Supplement. cat.no. 467, titled 'Portrait Study'
Bertram Stevens, Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 2], 'John Longstaff', Sydney, 1917, (colour illus.). not paginated
Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, 3 September 1896.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, Sydney, 12 Jan 1922. page no. unknown