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Title

Beach idyll


Artist

Arthur Murch

Australia

08 Jul 1902 - 23 Sep 1989


Details


Date

1930


Media category

Painting


Materials used

tempera on canvas on plywood


Dimensions

35.5 x 59.1 cm board; 34.3 x 57.8 cm sight edge; 47.3 x 70.5 x 3.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, green (tempera?) "MURCH 1930".


Credit

Purchased with assistance from the Visual Arts Board Australia Council Contemporary Art Purchase Grant 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

57.1975


Artist information

Arthur Murch

Works in the collection

25


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 136, 137 (colour illus.), 301.

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 65 (colour illus.), 66, 145, 147.

Barry Humphries., The Australian, 'Arcadia's pearly lustre', Sydney, 05 Jan 1994. page number unknown; copy in AGNSW Library's Australian artists' solo exhibition file under 'Arthur Murch'

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 140 (colour illus.).

Steven Miller, Look, 'An artist for all seasons: Arthur Murch', pg. 14, Melbourne, Jul 2000, 14.

Ria Murch, Arthur Murch: An artist's life 1902-1989, Avalon Beach, 1997, 43, 68 (colour illus.), 147.

Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from public and private collections, Sydney, 2000. Catalogue entry appears in inserted list to printed catalogue: Selections by Barry Humphries

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Arthur Murch A Human Eye', pg. 20, Heidelberg, Nov 1997, 20 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Project 19: Arthur Murch, Sydney, 1977. cat.no. 3

Daniel Thomas, Creating Australia: 200 years of art 1788-1988, 'Twentieth-Century Art: Culture', pg.146, Melbourne, 1988, 154 (colour illus.), 246.