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Collection

Edward Le Bas

(England 27 Oct 1904 – 18 Nov 1966)

Title
Fishmarket, Dieppe
Year
1947
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

97.1 x 115.6 cm stretcher; 121.0 x 140.0 x 10.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., red paint "E Le Bas" and u.l. verso canvas, red paint "E. LE BAS.... Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1949
Accession number
8316
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

The British Council, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the British Council 1949. Purchased from the exhibition 'Eleven British Artists' Australian State Galleries 1949.

Bibliography (5)

Arts Council of Great Britain, A selection from the Royal Academy: summer exhibition 1947, London, 1947. cat.no. 22

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 107 (illus.).

Royal Academy of Arts, The Royal Academy of Arts, 1947, London, 1947. cat.no. 54

The British Council (Organiser), Eleven British artists, London, 1949, 9. cat.no. 17

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 120. cat.no. 1283

Exhibition history (4)

Selection from the Royal Academy: summer exhibition 1947, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1947–1947

Royal Academy of Arts, 1947, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Summer 1947–Summer 1947

Eleven British Artists, Australia 1949:

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