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Title

The last supper

(1952)


Artist

Justin O'Brien

Australia, Italy

02 Aug 1917 - 17 Jan 1996


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8670.a-c


Artist information

Justin O'Brien

Works in the collection

20


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


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