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Title

An exotic garden viewed at different levels


Artist

Donald Friend

Australia

06 Feb 1915 - 16 Aug 1989


Details


Other Title

(An exotic garden) pair of doors


Date

(1957)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil and mixed media on pair of doors with glass panels


Dimensions

two doors: each door 183.0 x 45.0 cm; 183.0 x 90.0 cm overall; 192 cm x 96.5 cm x 16.9 cm frame :

a - left door; 183 x 45 cm; left door

b - right door; 183 x 45 cm; right door


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

198.1988.a-b


Artist information

Donald Friend

Works in the collection

57


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 207 (colour illus.), 300.

Dr Paul Hetherington, The art of Donald Friend Ceylon, 'The assimilation of ideas', pg. 46-49, Colombo, 2004, 2 (colour illus.), 48.

Lou Klepac, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'Donald Friend', pg. 112-123, Sydney, 2000, 120 (colour illus.), 121.

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 64 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Donald Friend Retrospective 1915-1989, 'Introduction', pg. 9-20, Sydney, 1990, 86, 87b (colour illus.). cat.no. 66

Barry Pearce, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Introduction: Convergent Spirits', pg. 10-19, Sydney, 2002, 17 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

David Robson, Beyond Bawa: Modern mastersworks of monsoon Asia, '3. Brief encounters', pg. 38-48, London, 2007, 46 (colour illus.). Photo of the door located in the corridor of Geoffrey Bawa's Colombo residence.

Lisa Slade and Rachael Kirsten, Enter Art, Sydney, 2000, cover (colour illus.), sheet number 5 (colour illus.). Education kit produced by the NSW Dept of Education and Training as teaching resource for primary school teachers.