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Lawson Balfour

(Australia 17 Aug 1870 – 09 Feb 1966)

Title
Halcyon
Place of origin
Dee WhySydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

57.3 x 62.5 cm stretcher; 70.0 x 74.5 x 4.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown oil "Lawson Balfour". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1921
Accession number
642
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 95. no catalogue numbers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Ian Burn, National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'Reflections in private spaces', pg. 116-157, Sydney, 1990, 140, 141 (colour illus.). plate no. 106

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 41, by 'Lawrence Balfour' [sic]; not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 17a; titled 'Halcyon days'; not paginated

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 68 [Gallery No. 2]

Bob Pauling, Art & Music in early Dee Why, Neutral Bay, 2010, 17, 18. General reference

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 42nd Annual Exhibition (1921), Sydney, 1921, 6, (illus.). cat.no. 45; titled 'Halryon' on page 6 with catalogue numbers, however spelt 'Halcyon' beside reproduction.

Linda Slutzkin, On the beach, Sydney, 1982, 15 (illus.). cat.no. 10

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 7. cat.no. 30

Editor Unknown, The soldier, Sydney, 29 Jul 1921, (illus.).

Exhibition history (7)

Forty-second Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1921), Exhibition Gallery Department of Public Instruction, Sydney, 02 Aug 1921 -

Exhibition of Australian art (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, Jun 1923 -

Exhibition of Australian Art (1923), Burlington House, 06 Oct 1923–03 Nov 1923

British Empire Exhibition (1924), Empire Stadium, Wembley, 23 Apr 1924–Oct 1925

150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938

100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948

On the Beach, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Dec 1982–28 Dec 1982