An image of Eliezer Levi Montefiore

Freeman Brothers

(Australia active Australia 1854–1900 – )

Eliezer Levi Montefiore

Location
Not on display
Further information

Eliezer Montefiore was one of the inaugural trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, appointed on 25 January 1876. When Sir Alfred Stephen retired in 1889, Montefiore was appointed the second president of the trustees. In 1892 he became the first director of the gallery, a post he held until his death on 22 October 1894. Montefiore was also an artist and several of his works are held in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
circa 1893
Media
Photograph
Medium
contact print from dry plate negative
Dimensions
30.0 x 23.7 cm image/sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, in image “FREEMAN”. Not dated.

Credit
National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
Accession number
ARC5.1.2