Robert BUSS
The monopolist 1840

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
51.1 × 61.0 cm
Inscription
inscribed in grey paint (on tablecloth) c.r.: RWB (monogram) uss. / 1840
Accession Number
p.305.10-1
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1877
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Humour and Satire Law, Civics and Protest
Subjects (specific)
capitalists (people) men (male humans) monopolies newspapers political art poor (people) social issues top hats (hats)

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