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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)

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'

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

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

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

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"

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

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

Exhibition history (4)

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

Art of Australia 1788-1941:

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