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An image of The last supper by Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien

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

Title
The last supper
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1952)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
triptych: oil on canvas
Dimensions

left and right panel 55.0 x 22.5 cm stretcher; centre panel 64.8 x 34.3 cm stretcher; 64.8 x 79.3 cm stretcher overall; 69.3 x 86.7 cm frame (irreg.):

a - left panel; 55 x 22.5 cm

b - centre panel; 64.8 x 34.3 cm

c - right panel; 55 x 22.5 cm

Signature & date
Signed u.r. corner centre panel, red oil "OBRIEN". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1952
Accession number
8670.a-c
Copyright
© Estate of Justin O'Brien
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

D.R.W., Le Courrier Australien, 'Purchases and acquisitions for 1952', Sydney, 03 Apr 1953. page number unknown

James Gleeson., Sun, 'Praise for galleries exhibition', Sydney, 30 Jul 1952. page number unknown

James Gleeson., Sun, 'Acquisitions by Art Gallery', Sydney, 25 Mar 1953. page number unknown

Art Critic (Paul Haefliger)., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Sydney Group show is exciting', Sydney, 29 Jul 1952. page number unknown

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia, Sydney, Dec 1969, 222 (colour illus.). dated erroneously as 1962

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 147

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, 'Art', Sydney, 06 Aug 1952. page number unknown

Exhibition history (3)

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

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

Religious art in our time (1962), St. Peter's Parish Hall, Melbourne, 14 Oct 1962–21 Oct 1962