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Marcus Curtius
(c. 1842-1843)

oil on canvas on composition board
76.5 × 63.5 cm
formerly inscribed on reverse: B. R. Haydon 1843
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1897
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Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Acquired from the artist by Richard Twentyman (d. 1880), London and 'Barham House' and 'Mittagong', Melbourne (from c. 1846); his collection, until 1880; collection of Robert Wallen (1831–93), Melbourne, before 1893; included in the Wallen estate sale, Gemmell & Tuckett, Melbourne, 15 December 1897; from where purchased, by Bernard Hall, for the NGV, 1897.

Exhibited: Exhibition of Works of Art, Art Treasures and Ornamental and Decorative Art, Melbourne Public Library (NGV), 1869, no. 522E as Curtius Leaping in to the Gulf, lent by Richard Twentyman.