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An image of Margaret Olley in the Louvre Museum by Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart

(Italy, Australia 26 Jul 1921 – 20 Jun 2013)

Margaret Olley in the Louvre Museum
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

67.0 x 110.0 cm stretcher; 81.3 x 125.4 x 8.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, white oil "JEFFREY SMART". Not dated.
Bequest of Ian Whalland 1997
Accession number
© Estate of Jeffrey Smart
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Christopher Allen, The Weekend Australian, 'About face', pg. 18-19, Canberra, 21 Mar 2009-22 Mar 2009, 18 (colour illus.), 19. Exhibition review for 'Jeffrey Smart: The question of portraiture' at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria.

Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, 'Jeffrey Smart and the art of drawing', pg. 15-19, Paddington, 2001, 18 (colour illus.), 160 (colour illus.). figure no. 56; cat.nos. 193 & 194 are studies for this painting

Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Still, Silent, Composed', pg. 12-21, Sydney, 1999, 19, 20, 181 (colour illus.). 78

Edmund Capon, I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Surry Hills, 2009, 190.

Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 146.

Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Getting Smart', pg. 14, Sydney, 04 Sep 1999, 14s. This article appears in the Spectrum section of the newspaper.

Rodney James, Jeffrey Smart: the question of portraiture, 'Form and function', pg. 5-7, Mornington, 2009, 6, 7 (colour illus.), 23. 35

Jeffrey Smart, Look, 'A pat on the back', pg. 14-15, Newtown, Jun 2002, 14. Photograph of Jeffrey Smart and Margaret Olley standing in front of the painting during the exhibition 'Parallel Visions'.

Judith White, Look, 'Smartpeople', pg. 20-21, South Yarra, Sep 1999, 21 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Jeffrey Smart retrospective (1999-2000):

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Jeffery Smart: The question of portraiture, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 04 Mar 2009–13 Apr 2009