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An image of Glad family picnic by Colin Lanceley

Colin Lanceley

(New Zealand, Australia 06 Jan 1938 – 30 Jan 2015)

Glad family picnic
Media category
Materials used
oil, mixed media on plywood

122.0 x 183.0 cm board; 125.9 x 186.6 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., red oil "COLIN/ LANCELEY/ 1961 62". Signed upper c. verso on plywood, black oil "Colin Lanceley". Dated u.r. verso on plywood, black oil "...1961-62".
Bequest of Lucy Swanton 1982
Accession number
© Colin Lanceley
Not on display
Bibliography (13)

Christopher Allen, Art in Australia: from Colonization to Postmodernism, London, 1997, 167-168, 169 (illus.). 139

Gary Catalano, The years of hope: Australian art and criticism 1959-1968, 'A dog's breakfast', pg. 122-135, Melbourne, 1981. General information about the 'Subterannean/Annandale Imitation Realists', Colin Lanceley, Mike Brown, and Ross Crothall.

Deborah Edwards, Australian Collection Focus: Colin Lanceley The Dry Salvages 1963-64 and Gemini 1964, 'Colin Lanceley: junk start', pg. 7-8, Sydney, 2001, 7, 8 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Mosaic and figure', pg. 213-214, Sydney, 2000, 233 (colour illus.), 301.

Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Suburb', pg. 71-72, Glebe, 2000, 79 (colour illus.), 80 (colour illus., detail).

James Gleeson, Masterpieces of Australian painting, Melbourne, 1969, 220, 221 (colour illus.). plate no.95

Robert Hughes, Colin Lanceley, 'Introduction', pg. 7-17, Sydney, 1987, 9 (colour illus.). plate no. 3

Colin Lanceley, Art and Australia (Vol. 31, No. 4), 'Craven "A" - Surrealism and the Annandale Imitation Realists', pg. 481-489, Killara, Winter 1994, 486, 488 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, Sydney, 1994, 70, 71 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 70, 71 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce and Haruo Arikawa, Two hundred years of Australian painting: nature, people and art in the southern continent, Tokyo, 1992, 22, 156 (colour illus.). 99

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 32.

Lisa Slade and Rachael Kirsten, Enter Art, Sydney, 2000, sheet number 9 (colour illus.). Education kit produced by the NSW Dept of Education and Training as teaching resource for primary school teachers.

Exhibition history (2)

Anniversary art exhibition (1962), Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 12 Sep 1962 -

Suburb, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 15 Apr 2000–23 Jul 2000