Skip to content

Collection

George Baldessin

(Italy, Australia 1939 – 09 Aug 1978)

Title
The final pear version
Year
1971-1972
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
cast polyurethane (11 pears)
Dimensions

149.4 x 172.2 x 60.9 cm diam. (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of a group of subscribers 1972 This work has been conserved with funds provided by Sam and Susan Ballas 1999
Accession number
103.1972.a-k
Copyright
© Estate of George Baldessin
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'Patrick White's choice', pg. 114-119, Carlton, 2002, 115.

Robert Lindsay, George Baldessin, sculpture and etchings: a memorial exhibition, Melbourne, 1983, 130 (illus.).

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, Jun 2007, 11 (colour illus.).

Patrick White, Patrick White's Choice, Sydney, Dec 1981. cat.no. 17

Exhibition history (1)

Patrick White's Choice, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1981–31 Jan 1982