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Title

Man with the yellow shirt


Artist

Justin O'Brien

Australia, Italy

02 Aug 1917 - 17 Jan 1996


Details


Other Titles

Man in yellow shirt

Self portrait [erroneously]

Man with yellow shirt


Place where the work was made

Poland


Date

(circa 1943)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on wood


Dimensions

49.9 x 39.9 cm board; 40.0 x 25.0 cm sight edge; 56.0 x 41.0 x 5.0 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 65.1 x 50.7 x 5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds contributed by Russell and Sarah Keddie 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

52.1986


Artist information

Justin O'Brien

Works in the collection

20


Place

Where the work was made
Poland

Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Five years on: a selection of acquisitions 1981-1986, Sydney, 1986. cat.no. 95

Anthony Bradley, The Australian, 'Painter with deep religious sensibility', pg. 17, Sydney, 25 Jan 1996, 17.

Dinah Dysart (Editor), Justin O'Brien and friends: A birthday celebration, Sydney, 1987. cat.no. 2; titled 'Man with yellow shirt'; dated 1944

Christine France, Justin O'Brien: image and icon, Sydney, 1987, 11, 12, 36, 37 (colour illus.), 126. plate no. 2; titled 'Man with the yellow shirt'; dated 1944

Christine France, Justin O'Brien: image and icon, Sydney, 1997, 11, 12, 44, 45 (colour illus.), 168. plate no. 2; titled 'Man with the yellow shirt'; dated 1944

[Paul Haefliger], The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Repatriated war prisoners' art', pg. 10, Sydney, 01 Mar 1944, 10.

Macquarie Galleries, An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Jesse Martin and Justin O'Brien, Sydney, 1944. cat.no. 16; titled 'Man with the yellow shirt'; priced 18 guineas

Macquarie Galleries, Paintings from the back room, Sydney, 1956. probably cat.no. 17; titled 'Man in yellow shirt'

Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart selections, Sydney, 2002. no catalogue numbers; Margaret Olley selection.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The enduring image', pg. 265-266, Sydney, 2000, 267 (colour illus.), 301.

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 27.

The Museum of Modern Art, Sydney, A loan exhibition from private collections, Sydney, 1959. cat.no. 16; titled 'Self portrait'; Collection of Margaret Clarke

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, 'Justin O'Brien and the art of transfiguration', pg. 23-145, Sydney, 2010, 29, 34 (colour illus.), 37, 157. cat.no. 7

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 6. cat.no. 7