Tom ROBERTS, Portrait of Louis Buvelot. Enlarge 1 /1


Dorchester, England 1856 – Kallista, Victoria, Australia 1931

  • Australia from 1869
  • England, Europe 1881- 85, 1903-23

Portrait of Louis Buvelot. 1888 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with extensive plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Cleaned print. [underlined] / had not enough time?'. Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '21 1/4 x 18 4/12'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '1/2 Flat M.T [illegible] Fine Art'. Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, '4'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.2 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 28.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | R 1888.1 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1086
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Estate of Tom Roberts.
  • Park Galleries, Melbourne (who handled the estate).
  • Purchased by Allan McCulloch, c1937
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tim Goodman, 1991.