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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)

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.).

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibition history (7)

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

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

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