[Sperrey, Eleanor Katherine] 1862-1893 :[Sir Harry Albert Atkinson. 1880s?]

[Sperrey, Eleanor Katherine] 1862-1893 :[Sir Harry Albert Atkinson. 1880s?]
Date
1880 - 1893
By
Sperrey, Eleanor Catherine, 1862-1893; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918; Mair, Gilbert, 1843-1923
Ref
G-615
Description
Head and shoulders portrait of bearded New Zealand Prime Minister, Sir Harry Atkinson Letter from Gilbert Mair to A. H. Turnbull (MS Papers 57/64, 10 Nov. 1911: "I hereby certify that this oil painting of the late Sir Harry Atkinson was painted by my late wife, E. K. Mair, nee Sperrey..." Quantity: 1 oil(s). Physical Description: Oil on canvas 765 x 610 mm Provenance: Acquired by Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull in 1911 from Gilbert Mair, and in the collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library until 1936. Lent to the National Art Gallery (Te Papa) for its opening exhibition, 1936, and listed in their catalogue of this exhibition as 'Lent by the Turnbull Library'. Retained by the National Art Gallery and returned to the Library in 1978, when it was deposited 'on permanent loan' by the National Art Gallery in the mistaken belief that it was part of the National Art Gallery's collection.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 oil(s), Works of art, Oil paintings, Portraits, Oil on canvas 765 x 610 mm, Orientation: Vertical image
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