|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||63.5 cm × 52.2 cm (25.0 in × 20.6 in)|
|Location||National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne|
Coming South is a 1886 painting by the Australian artist Tom Roberts. The painting depicts migrants coming to Australia from Europe aboard a steamship. Roberts based the painting on sketches he had made when returning to Australia aboard the SS Lusitania in 1885 after four years abroad in Europe.
Historian Humphrey McQueen describes Coming South as one of Roberts' seven best-known paintings. The National Gallery of Victoria describes it as "a definitive image of the migrant experience" and "Roberts's first exploration of one of the great themes of Australian life".
The painting was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1967.
- "Migration and multiculturalism". Collection Stories. National Gallery of Victoria. Archived from the original on 21 April 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Seeton, Alexander. "Review: Tom Roberts". Retrieved 11 May 2012.
- "Coming South". Collection Online. National Gallery of Victoria. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
- Coming South – National Gallery of Victoria
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