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An image of Leda by Arthur Murch

Arthur Murch

(Australia 08 Jul 1902 – 23 Sep 1989)

Title
Leda
Year
1935-1939
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

77.0 x 107.0 cm stretcher; 76.0 x 105.5 cm sight edge; 94.4 x 123.5 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "A.J. MURCH/ 39.".
Credit
Purchased 1976
Accession number
199.1976
Copyright
© Murch Family
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The New Greece / 'Delos of a coming Sun-god's race'', pg. 31-54, Sydney, Sep 1989, 44, 47 (illus.), 65.

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 60, 63, 67 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

Ria Murch, Arthur Murch: An artist's life 1902-1989, Avalon Beach, 1997, cover (colour illus.), 55, 75 (colour illus.), 148.

Barry Pearce, Look, 'The Lowy, Gonski Gallery', pg. 37, Newtown, Dec 2005-Jan 2006, 37.

Barry Pearce, Australian Artists, Australian Birds, North Ryde, 1989, 99 (colour illus.). plate no. 82

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Shaun, his mum, Leda and the swan', pg. 11, Newtown, May 2007, 11 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Project 19: Arthur Murch, Sydney, 1977. cat.no. 16

Exhibition history (3)

Project 19 - Arthur Murch (1977), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Jul 1977–28 Aug 1977

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003