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An image of From a window in Pimlico (Battersea Power Station) by Peter Purves Smith

Peter Purves Smith

(Australia 26 Mar 1912 – 23 Jul 1949)

Title
From a window in Pimlico (Battersea Power Station)
Year
1940
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour, gouache on paper
Dimensions

48.9 x 40.7 cm image; 73.6 x 65.7 x 3.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., brown watercolour "PURVES SMITH 1940".
Credit
Gift of Lady Drysdale 1986
Accession number
152.1986
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Mary Eagle, Peter Purves Smith: a painter in peace and war, Roseville, 2001, 123 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, 'Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 13, 61 (colour illus.), 120. cat.no. 50

Exhibition history (3)

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

Peter Purves Smith:

Wastelands: A poetic legacy, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Aug 2005–09 Oct 2005