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An image of Portrait of Clive James by Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart

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

Portrait of Clive James
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

109.0 x 120.0 cm; 140.9 x 150.8 x 11.3 cm frame

Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1992
Accession number
© Estate of Jeffrey Smart
Not on display
Bibliography (13)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Great gifts, great patrons: an exhibition celebrating private patronage of the Gallery, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Still, Silent, Composed', pg. 12-21, Sydney, 1999, 17, 176, 177 (colour illus.), 212. 75

Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, 'Jeffrey Smart and the art of drawing', pg. 15-19, Paddington, 2001, 18, 19 (colour illus.), 146 (colour illus., detail), 147 (colour illus.). figure no. 50; 175 is a study for this painting

Edmund Capon, I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Surry Hills, 2009, 189, 191 (colour illus.).

Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 124, 126 (colour illus.), 146, 147.

Rodney James, Jeffrey Smart: the question of portraiture, 'Fellow travellers', pg. 16-19, Mornington, 2009, 16, 19, 20 (colour illus.), 23. 29

Christine Lindop, Doors to a wider place: Stories from Australia, Oxford, 2008, front cover (colour illus.), back cover (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 86, 87 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, 'Search for the timeless', pg. 7-21, Kent Town, 2012, 17, 98 (colour illus.), 133. 62

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Roseville, 2005, 54, 170, 224 (colour illus.), 256.

Barry Pearce, Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years, 'Presenting our own artists: how the AGS put balance into the Australian collection', pg. 42-44, Newtown, May 2003, 44.

Jeffrey Smart, Look, 'A pat on the back', pg. 14-15, Newtown, Jun 2002, 14. Photograph of Jeffrey Smart and Margaret Olley standing in front of the painting during the exhibition 'Parallel Visions'.

Judith White, Look, 'Smartpeople', pg. 20-21, South Yarra, Sep 1999, 21 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (6)

Jeffrey Smart (1992), Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 01 Oct 1992–01 Nov 1992

Great gifts, great patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 1994–19 Oct 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

Jeffery Smart: The question of portraiture, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 04 Mar 2009–13 Apr 2009

Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011: