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

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

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

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