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An image of Portrait group by Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith

(Australia 12 Mar 1905 – 22 Jul 1995)

Title
Portrait group
Year
(1942)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

109.2 x 88.9 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Signed c.r. verso, black oil ".../ JOSHUA SMITH/ ...". Not dated.
Credit
Marshall Bequest Fund 1943
Accession number
7367
Copyright
© Yve Close
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xiv, (illus.). plate no. 33

Ian Burn, National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'Reflections in private spaces', pg. 116-157, Sydney, 1990, 127, 128 (colour illus.), 129. plate no. 94

Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 192 (colour illus.), 302.

Yve Close, Joshua Smith: artist 1905-1995, 'The war years', pg. 27-32, New South Wales, 1998, 29-30, 76, 103 (colour illus.), 209. plate no. 7; cat.no. 27

Alan McCulloch and Susan McCulloch, The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, St Leonards, 1994, 661 (illus.).

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 162

Barry Pearce, Look, 'New Look for 20th Century Australian Galleries', pg. 13, Heidelberg, Nov 1998, 13.

Bernard Smith, Present day art in Australia, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1949, 21 (colour illus.). cat.no. 42

Bernard William Smith and Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, 100 years of Australian painting, Sydney, 1948, 9.

Laurie Thomas (Editor), Jubilee exhibition of Australian art, Sydney, 1951, 47, 62 (colour illus.). cat.no. 150

Exhibition history (7)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1943), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 14 Aug 1943–01 Sep 1943

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

Jubilee exhibition of Australian art:

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

The Arts Festival of the Olympic Games (1956), National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne, 18 Nov 1956–15 Dec 1956

1940-1965: The heroic years of Australian painting:

Joshua Smith retrospective, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, 02 Dec 2005–22 Jan 2006