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Arthur Murch

(Australia 08 Jul 1902 – 23 Sep 1989)

Other titles:
Alpullurgna (a study of an Australian aboriginal) Alpulurgna
Media category
Materials used
conté, pastel on ivory wove paper

44.2 x 33.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Murch 1933".
Purchased 1933
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3], Sydney, Aug 1933, 14 (illus.). Entry as "Alpulurgna/ Pentu Pui Tribe/ crayon drawing"

Author Unknown, Art and Australia 150 Years of Australian Art, Sydney, 1938, 50 (illus.). Entry as "Allpulurgna"

Hendrik Kolenberg, The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1990. 59

Ian North (Editor), The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1974: Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 'The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art', pg. 35-41, Adelaide, 1974. 60

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 521

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 44. 108, titled 'Alpullargna'

Geoffrey Dutton, The Art Gallery of South Australia Festival Exhibitions 1974, 'The Australian Aboriginal portrayed in art', pg. 34-41, Adelaide, 1974, 40. 60, titled 'Alupullurgna'

Exhibition history (4)

Art of Australia 1788-1941:

(Unknown Australian Art), USA, 1941, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1941–1941

The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1974, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1974 -

The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Aug 1990–28 Oct 1990