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An image of The Kiss of Judas by Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien

(Australia, Italy 02 Aug 1917 – 17 Jan 1996)

Title
The Kiss of Judas
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1947)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard
Dimensions

40.6 x 60.3 cm board; 55.8 x 76.1 x 7.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed u.r. corner, dark blue oil "O'BRIEN". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1947
Accession number
7996
Copyright
© Estate of Justin O'Brien
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (15)

Len Annois (Editor), The Australian artist, '1947–1948', pg. 27, East Melbourne, Winter 1948, 27 (illus.).

Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xii, (illus.). plate no. 70

Herbert Badham, A study of Australian art, Sydney, 1949, xiii, 141 (illus.). plate no. 75

Anthony Bradley, The art of Justin O'Brien, Sydney, 1982, 16, 92 (illus.), 106. figure no. 3

[Paul Haefliger]., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Exhibition by Justin O'Brien', Sydney, 24 Oct 1947.

Tatlock Miller, Art and design, 'Recent paintings of Justin O'Brien', pg. 7, Sydney, 1949, 7.

Tatlock Miller., Sun, 'Christian art of J O'Brien', Sydney, 23 Oct 1947.

Tatlock Miller., Exhibition of oils and drawings by Justin O'Brien, 'Foreword', Sydney, 1947.

Tatlock Miller, Catalogue for the Inaugural Exhibition by the Merioola Group of Sydney, Melbourne, 1947. cat.no. 19; priced 40 guineas

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Religious art: from the permanent collection, Sydney, 1961. cat.no. 10

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 65

Bernard William Smith and Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, 100 years of Australian painting, Sydney, 1948. cat.no. 65

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 11. cat.no. 21

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, 'Justin O'Brien and the art of transfiguration', pg. 23-145, Sydney, 2010, 40 (colour illus.), 41, 158, 164. cat.no. 21

Editor Unknown (Editor), Age, 'Paintings of a cosmopolitan', Melbourne, 09 Sep 1947.

Exhibition history (6)

Inaugural Exhibition by the Merioola Group of Sydney (1947):

Exhibition of oils and drawings by Justin O'Brien (1947), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 23 Oct 1947–01 Nov 1947

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

Religious art: from the permanent collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 1961–20 Aug 1961

Merioola Group (1986), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Jul 1986–17 Aug 1986

Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Dec 2010–27 Feb 2011