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An image of The old wall, Bricherasio by David Strachan

David Strachan

(Australia, England 25 Jun 1919 – 23 Nov 1970)

Title
The old wall, Bricherasio
Year
1959
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard
Dimensions

97.0 x 162.0 cm board; 113.5 x 178.6 x 6.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated lower c., brown oil "D Strachan '59".
Credit
Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 1997
Accession number
14.1997
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (12)

Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 209 (colour illus.), 302.

Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Anniversary Exhibition (1960), Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 68; titled 'The Old Wall Bricherasio'; priced 200 guineas

Brian Finemore, Survey: Donald Friend, Justin O'Brien, Jeffrey Smart, David Strachan (1966), Melbourne, 1966. cat.no. 25; Collection John Fairfax Limited, Sydney.

Roslynn Haynes, Seeking the Centre, Cambridge, 1998, 15 (colour illus.). plate no. 13

Alan McCulloch., Herald, 'Painters from abroad', Melbourne, 12 Oct 1960.

Margaret Olley, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from public and private collections, 'Introduction', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 2000, 2. Catalogue entry appears in inserted list to printed catalogue

Barry Pearce, David Strachan, 'Introduction', pg. 9-22, Sydney, 1993, 26, 64 (colour illus.), 126. plate no. 39

Savill Galleries [Sydney], Australian paintings, Paddington, Summer 2004. cat.no. 31; this is another view of Bricherasio depicted in the AGNSW's 'The old wall, Bricherasio' and is reproduced in colour

Daniel Thomas, David Strachan, 1919-1979, 'Introduction', pg. 3-7, Sydney, 1973, 10, 28 (illus.). cat.no. 30

Daniel Thomas, A survey by David Strachan, Brisbane, 1968. cat.no. 5; priced $1,200.00

Laurie Thomas., The Australian, 'Changing banalities into works of art', Surry Hills, 23 Jan 1973.

Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'This is a gentle show', Sydney, 14 Feb 1973.

Exhibition history (7)

Anniversary exhibition of paintings and sculpture (1960), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 15 Sep 1960–23 Sep 1960

David Strachan and William Drew (1960), Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Collingwood, 11 Oct 1960–20 Oct 1960

Survey: Donald Friend, Justin O'Brien, Jeffrey Smart, David Strachan (1966), National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne, 04 Mar 1966–25 Apr 1966

David Strachan: A Survey 1955-68 (1968), The Johnstone Gallery, Bowen Hills, 08 Aug 1968–24 Aug 1968

David Strachan 1919 - 1970 (1973):

David Strachan (1919-1970) Retrospective (1993):

Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from Australian collections (2000), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 15 Jan 2000–27 Feb 2000