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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


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

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

Michael Dunn, 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.

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.

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