oil on canvas
56.0 x 46.0 cm stretcher; 70.0 x 59.7 x 6.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "J BERGNER 44".
Anonymous gift 1980
Not on display
© Yosl Bergner
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 27 Sep 1984–28 Oct 1984
- Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 15 Nov 1984–06 Jan 1985
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 24 Jan 1985–03 Mar 1985
- Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane 26 Mar 1985–28 Apr 1985
Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in the 1940s:
Yosl Bergner Retrospective, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, 30 Mar 2000–30 Jun 2000
Referenced in 7 publications
Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 56 (colour illus.).
Charles Merewether, Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams 1931-1948, Sydney, 1984, 85, 157 (illus.). cat.no. 85; 'unsigned, undated'
Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 24.
Barry Pearce, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Australian Art', pg. 5-26, Sydney, 1981, 6, 9 (illus.). cat.no. 3
Barrett Reid, Bernard William Smith, Janine Burke, Charles Merewether, Christine Dixon and Max Harris, Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in the 1940s, London, 1988, 153 (illus.), 173. cat.no. 160
Carmela Rubin (Editor), Yosl Bergner: a retrospective, 'Sylistic aspects', pg. 262-249, Tel Aviv, 2000, 79 (colour illus.), 223. cat.no. 14; note: numbers are in reverse as work published in Hebrew and English.
Natalie Wilson, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Melbourne: realisms and mythologies', pg. 163-164, Sydney, 2000, 164, 168 (colour illus.), 300.