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Page from Louise Jopling's exhibition notebook
Page from Louise Jopling's exhibition notebook

Welcome to our catalogue. Please note that this is a work in progress and that editorial work remains incomplete. Currently, while record of over 750 works has been established, the locations of the majority of these are still to be identified. More information, including thumbnail images, will be made available online over time.

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Page from Louise Jopling's exhibition notebook
Page from Louise Jopling's exhibition notebook

The following abbreviations represent the bibliographical sources used most frequently in the catalogue:

Jopling 1925 = Louise Jopling, Twenty years of my life, 1867-87, London and New York, 1925.
Jopling 1925 list = list of works published by Jopling as appendix to above memoir.
Chester 1906 = Austin Chester, 'The Art of Louise Jopling', The Windsor Magazine, September 1906, pp. 369-84
Praeger 1892 = Wilfrid Praeger, 'Women in Contemporary Art. Mrs Jopling', Atalanta, March 1892, pp. 325-333
Clement 1904 = Clara Erskine Clement, Women in the Fine Arts from the 17th century BC to the 20th century AD, Boston 1904
SWA index = The Society of Women Artists exhibitors, 1855-1996: a dictionary of artists and their works in the Annual Exhibitions of the Society of Women Artists, 4 vols, Charles Baile de Laperrière, editor; compiled by Joanna Soden, Calne, Wilts: Hilmarton Manor Press, 1996
Billcliff, R., RGI cat. = The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 1861-1989: a dictionary of exhibitors at the annual exhibitions of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, compiled by Roger Billcliffe, Glasgow: Woodend Press, 1990-1992
RBA/NEAC = Works exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists, 1824-1893 and the New English Art Club 1888-1917, compiled by Jane Johnson, Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1975.
NAL = National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum.

A more detailed bibliography of Jopling related publications can be found here.