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An image of Fisher family by David Strachan

David Strachan

(Australia, England 25 Jun 1919 – 23 Nov 1970)

Fisher family
Media category
Materials used
oil on paperboard

20.5 x 25.1 cm board; 39.2 x 44.1 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, incised and black ink "d Strachan XLV".
Purchased 1945
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Felicity Fenner., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Strachan's deep, dark dream world', Sydney, 20 Feb 1993.

Lou Klepac (Editor), David Strachan, Sydney, 1993, 15 (colour illus.), 124. plate no. 5

Steven Miller, Dogs in Australian art, 'Clash of artistic dogmas', pg. 15-20, Kent Town, 2012, 16 (colour illus.).

Denise Mimmocchi, Guide to the papers of David Edgar Strachan (1919-1970) in the Archive of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Poetry out of everyday life', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 2001, front and back cover (colour illus., detail), 36.

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 9. 8

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 197.

Exhibition history (3)

Twentieth annual exhibition of the Contemporary Group (1945), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Jul 1945 -

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

David Strachan (1919-1970) Retrospective (1993):