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Title

Two young persons in a modern interior

1974


Artist

Chris O'Doherty

Australia

1951 -


Details


Date

1974


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on hardboard


Dimensions

71.0 x 55.5 cm board; 81.8 x 66.9 x 4.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, yellow synthetic polymer paint "C. O'Doherty 74".
Signed c.r. verso on canvas, black fibre-tipped pen "C. O'Doherty".


Credit

Gift of Patrick White 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

259.1986


Artist information

Chris O'Doherty

Works in the collection

19


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 69-70.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 91, 144.

Jane Watters, The art of Chris O'Doherty aka Reg Mombassa, 'The art of Chris O'Doherty aka Reg Mombassa', 5-9., Sydney, 2007, 60 (colour illus.). NOTE: A black and white photograph of Chris and his brother Peter appears on page 7. The photograph has the same composition as this painting.