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An image of The wasteland II by Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart

(Italy, Australia 26 Jul 1921 – 20 Jun 2013)

Title
The wasteland II
Place of origin
Flinders RangesSouth AustraliaAustralia
Year
1945
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

60.9 x 73.4 cm stretcher; 75.5 x 86.5 x 5.8 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 59.5 x 70.3 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "JEFF SMART 45".
Credit
Purchased 1946
Accession number
7825
Copyright
© Jeffrey Smart
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (13)

Barry Pearce, Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Kent Town, 2012, 38 (colour illus.), 128. cat.no. 11

Edmund Capon, I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Surry Hills, 2009, 182.

Steve Meacham, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Pure poetry of art's dreamers', pg. 14, Sydney, 14 Sep 2007, 14 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Focus on Wastelands: How the idea was born', pg. 16, Newtown, Sep 2005, 16, 17, 19 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Roseville, 2005, 47-48, 51.

Alisa Bunbury, Arid Arcadia: Art of the Flinders Ranges, 'The lure of the land: an artist's destination', pg. 110-139, Adelaide, 2002, 115 (colour illus.), 116, 118, 194 (illus.).

Jeffrey Smart, Edmund Capon and Australian Galleries Pty Ltd, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, Paddington, 2001, 27.

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Out of Adelaide', pg. 22-33, Sydney, 1999, 27, 28.

Jeffrey Smart, Not quite straight: a memoir, Port Melbourne, 1996, 69-70, 106-107, 312.

Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 55 (colour illus.), 101. cat.no. 94

Edmund Capon, Barry Pearce and Ursula Prunster, Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 1, 2, 5. cat.no. 7

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Jeffrey Smart', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 62; not paginated

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 13. cat.no. 27; titled 'The wastelands'

Exhibition history (7)

Jeff Smart and Jacqueline Hick Exhibition (1946), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, Nov 1946 -

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

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982

Arid Arcadia: art of the Flinders Ranges, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 30 Aug 2002–03 Nov 2002

Wastelands: A poetic legacy, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Aug 2005–09 Oct 2005

Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Carrick Hill, Australia, 12 Oct 2012–24 Feb 2013