DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
Tom ROBERTS | Marquis of Linlithgow

England 1856 – Australia 1931-09-14
Australia 1869-81, England 1881-85, Australia 1885-1903, England 1903-23, Australia from 1923
Marquis of Linlithgow 1904-05
oil on canvas
213.3 (h) x 122.0 (w) cm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, gift of Sir J. Langdon Bonython in 1905

John Adrian Louis Hope (1860–1908) was the first Governor-General of Australia, from 1901 to 1902. In 1902 he was humiliated by the government’s refusal to increase his salary, and he asked to be recalled. On his return to Britain in 1902 he was created Marquis of Linlithgow. Tom Roberts painted this portrait after Linlithgow had returned to Britain, showing him in his public role, in full dress uniform.

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