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An image of Sirius by Ian Fairweather

Ian Fairweather

(Scotland, Australia 29 Sep 1891 – 20 May 1974)

Title
Sirius
Place of origin
Bribie IslandQueenslandAustralia
Year
1955
Media category
Painting
Materials used
gouache on cardboard
Dimensions

50.9 x 35.8 cm; 63.0 x 48.0 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., white gouache "IF". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Lucy Swanton 1982
Accession number
183.1982
Copyright
© Ian Fairweather/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Murray Bail, Ian Fairweather, Sydney, 1981, 116 (colour illus.). plate no. 51; cat.no.110

Murray Bail, Ian Fairweather, 'Bribie Island, the Aboriginal influence', pg. 109-129, Sydney, 2009, 113, 114 (colour illus.), 253. plate no. 90; cat.no. 116

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia [vol. 1, no. 1], Sydney, May 1963, 37.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 14

Exhibition history (3)

An exhibition of paintings and drawings from the collection of Lucy Swanton (1960), War Memorial Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney, 02 May 1960–13 May 1960

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Australian Cubism, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 24 Nov 2009–08 Apr 2010