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An image of Painting by Ralph Balson

Ralph Balson

(Australia 12 Aug 1890 – 1964)

Title
Painting
Year
1958
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Dimensions

68.5 x 91.4 cm board; 77.8 x 100.3 x 4.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, green (enamel?) "R Balson/ 58". Signed u.r. verso, white chalk "R Balson".
Credit
Gift of Patrick White 1973
Accession number
102.1973
Copyright
© R Balson Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Bruce Adams, Ralph Balson A Retrospective, Bulleen, Jul 1989, 71 (colour illus.), 88. cat.no. 45

Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 64.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: I', pg. 44-53, Carlton, 2002, 47, following 48 (colour illus.), 122.

David Thomas, Deutscher and Hackett fine art auction: Melbourne 29 August 2012, 'Works from the Wesfarmers collection of Australian art part 1: lots 1-23’, pg. 58-59, Melbourne, 2012, 58.

Exhibition history (2)

Gifts from Patrick White (1974), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Dec 1974–22 Dec 1974

Ralph Balson: a retrospective: