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Title

A Bacchanalian orgy

(1887)


Artist

Girolamo Nerli

Italy, Australia, New Zealand

21 Feb 1860 - 24 Jun 1926


Details


Other Title

A Bacchanalian orgie


Date

(1887)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paperboard


Dimensions

20.3 x 43.2 cm board; 37.6 x 60.6 x 2.4 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner, blue oil "GP [monogram]. Nerli". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1969


Accession number

OA21.1969


Artist information

Girolamo Nerli

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Michael Dunn, Nerli - An exhibition of paintings & drawings, 'The art of Girolamo Nerli 1860-1926', pg. 11-24, Dunedin, 1988, 14, 32, 104, (illus.), 105, 106. cat.no. 21

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Expatriates', pg. 3-8, Sydney, Sep 1989, 5, 63.

Unknown, Nerli: an Italian painter in the South Pacific, 'Nerli's paintings', pg. 18-54, Auckland, 2005, 19-20. A related work in the collection of the NGA is reproduced in colour on page 61, plate no. 3.

Unknown, Girolamo Pieri Nerli (1863-1926), Melbourne, 1976, 9, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 34.

Unknown, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 78 (colour illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Acquisitions for 1969', pg. 538, Sydney, Jul 1970, 538, 539 (illus.).