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Title

From a window in Pimlico (Battersea Power Station)


Artist

Peter Purves Smith

Australia

26 Mar 1912 - 23 Jul 1949


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

152.1986


Artist information

Peter Purves Smith

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Mary Eagle, Peter Purves Smith: a painter in peace and war, Sydney, 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