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An image of Central Station II by Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart

(Italy, Australia 26 Jul 1921 – 20 Jun 2013)

Title
Central Station II
Other titles:
Central Station
Year
1974-1975
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions

86.0 x 100.0 cm stretcher; 90.0 x 104.5 x 5.0 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 84.5 x 99 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Credit
Purchased 1976
Accession number
241.1976
Copyright
© Estate of Jeffrey Smart
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (20)

Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Still, Silent, Composed', pg. 12-21, Sydney, 1999, 17, 20, 140, 141 (colour illus.), 209. cat.no. 48

Edmund Capon, Barry Pearce and Ursula Prunster, Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 7 (illus.), 8. cat.no. 39

Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 124 (colour illus.), 125 (colour illus., detail), 146, 147.

Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd., Christie's Australia. Australian, International and Contemporary Paintings. Melbourne 19 & 20 April 2005, South Yarra, 2005, 79. lot no. 71, 'Study for Central Station II', oil on canvas on board, 30 x 33cm, estimate: A$50,000-60,000, colour reproduction of study

Gavin Fry, Paint on the tracks: Australian artists and the railway, 'Introduction', pg. 7-10, Sydney, 1994, 6 (illus.), 51. cat.no. 66

Marianne Hulsbosch (Editor), Cambridge visual arts: stage 4, Cambridge, 2008, 35 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Getting Smart', pg. 14, Sydney, 04 Sep 1999, 14s. This article appears in the Spectrum section of the newspaper.

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 166 (colour illus.).

Andy Kissane, The swarm, Glebe, 2012, front cover (colour illus., detail), back cover (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, The world of Antiques & Art, 'Exploring hidden treasures in Parallel Visions', pg. 124-126, Bondi Junction, Jul 2002-Dec 2002, 125 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The enduring image', pg. 265-266, Sydney, 2000, 272, 273 (colour illus.), 302.

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, 'Seasons of Tuscany', pg. 11-23, Roseville, 2005, 21, 132 (colour illus.), 186, 254.

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 45 (colour illus.). cat.no. 26; titled 'Central Station'

Barry Pearce, Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, 'Search for the timeless', pg. 7-21, Kent Town, 2012, 18, 82 (colour illus.), 132. cat.no. 49

Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 113. cat.no. 631. Note that the title of this painting in this text is "Central Station 2", dated 1974.

Jeffrey Smart, Edmund Capon and Australian Galleries Pty Ltd, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, Paddington, 2001, 94 (colour illus.). figure no. 18; cat.no. 109 is a study for this painting

Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Australian and International art, including the Goldman Sachs JBWere collection of Australian art, Sydney 28 June 2005, Sydney, 2005, 54, 55 (colour illus.). lot no.321, 'Study for Central Station II', oil on canvas on board, 30 x 33cm, estimate: A$50,000-60,000, colour reproduction of study

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, Mar 2010, 48 (colour illus.). Members what's on section

Jill Sykes, Look, 'Breaking the territorial mould: some thoughts from a new head curator', pg. 30-31, Newtown, Sep 2011, 30-31 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Christie's Australia - Australia and European Paintings. Melbourne, 27 & 28 April, 1999, South Yarra, Apr 1999, 123. A study for 'Central Station' appears in this auction catalogue, cat.no. 132, oil on board, 29.4 x 32.4cm, painted in 1974, Est. $16,000-20,000. [NW 16/4/1999].

Exhibition history (6)

Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

Paint on the tracks: Australian artists and the railway, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 22 Apr 1994–29 May 1994

Jeffrey Smart retrospective (1999-2000):

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

Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011: