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An image of Holy Week: Seville by Edward Burra

Edward Burra

(England 26 Mar 1905 – 22 Oct 1976)

Title
Holy Week: Seville
Other titles:
Holy Week in Seville
Year
1937
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour over pencil and black chalk
Dimensions

160.6 x 77.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., ink "Burra 37(or 9)"
Credit
Purchased 1949
Accession number
8038
Copyright
© Estate of Edward Burra
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1947

Bibliography (4)

Andrew Causey, Edward Burra: complete catalogue, Oxford, 1985, (illus.). cat.no. 154

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Ted Gott, Laurie Benson and Sophie Matthiesson, Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 179 (colour illus.).

Sir John Rothenstein, Modern painters series: Edward Burra, Harmondsworth, 1945, (illus.). pl. 24. Dated 1938 owned by the artist

Exhibition history (3)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1949, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Dec 1949–17 Feb 1950

Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994

Modern Britain 1900-1960, NGV: International, Australia, 15 Nov 2007–24 Feb 2008