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Jenny Barwell

(Australia 1932 – )

Title
Frame of reference
Year
1974
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
wood, metal plate, plastic flies, beads on plywood
Dimensions

91.0 x 61.0 x 13.3 cm board

Signature & date
Signed and dated top c. verso, pencil "JENNY BARWELL/ '74/ ...".
Credit
Bequest of Patrick White 1991
Accession number
100.1991.6
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 90, 122.

Watters Gallery, Ocker funk: Jenny Barwell, Chris O'Doherty, Peter Kingston, Frank Littler, Patricia Moylan, Ken Murray, Garry Shead, East Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 4; price: $350

William Yang, Good weekend, 'Window on White', pg. 62-66, Broadway, 28 Oct 1995, 62 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room after White's death with 'Frame of reference' hanging on wall.

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 15 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study with 'Frame of reference' hanging on the wall.

Exhibition history (1)

"Ocker Funk": Jenny Barwell, Chris O'Doherty, Peter Kingston, Frank Littler, Patricia Moylan, Ken Murray, Garry Shead, Watters Gallery, East Sydney, 28 May 1975–15 Jun 1975

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