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An image of Wildflowers by Grace Cossington Smith

Grace Cossington Smith

(Australia 1892 – 20 Dec 1984)

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Materials used
oil on paperboard

62.5 x 51.0 cm board; 73.2 x 61.4 x 3.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black ink "G.Cossington Smith". Not dated.
Gift of twenty admirers of the artist's work 1940
Accession number
© Estate of Grace Cossington Smith
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Deborah Hart, Look, 'Grace Cossington Smith: looking bakc at a life of colour and light', pg. 28-31, Newtown, Nov 2005, 30.

Deborah Hart, Grace Cossington Smith, 'Cultural landscapes', pg. 56-75, Canberra, 2005, 64 (colour illus.), 67.

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia, Sydney, Mar 1967, 309 (illus.).

Grahame Kime., Flora: still life moving fast, 'Flora still moving fast', Gymea, 2008, (colour illus.). not paginated

NAKADA Masaaki (Editor), Dômo - Australian Living Handbook, Japan, 1999, 17 (colour illus.). plate no. 3

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 11. 18

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 9. 50

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Grace Cossington Smith', pg. 510-521, Sydney, Jan 1970, 521 (illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 45. 112; titled 'Australian Wildflowers'.

Exhibition history (8)

Australian Academy of Art 1938, Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 08 Apr 1938–29 Apr 1938

Australian Academy of Art 1939, National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne, 05 Apr 1939–03 May 1939

Art of Australia 1788-1941:

Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950

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

Australian Academy of Art and the Contemporary Art Society (1986), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 15 May 1986–16 Jul 1986

Grace Cossington Smith: a retrospective exhibition (2005):

Flora: still life moving fast, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 06 Dec 2008–01 Feb 2009

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