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Title

The guardians

circa 1947


Artist

G. K. Townshend

Australia

1888 - 1969


Details


Date

circa 1947


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, scraping out


Dimensions

34.6 x 45.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., black watercolour "GK Townshend". Not dated.


Credit

Marshall Bequest Fund 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7923


Artist information

G. K. Townshend

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg, The Australian Watercolour Institute, 'Foreword', pg. 7, Willoughby, 2006, 7.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, 'Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 4-5 (illus., detail), 16, 75 (colour illus.), 121. cat.no. 64

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 14. watercolours cat.no. 17