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An image of Unity in blue by Godfrey Miller

Godfrey Miller

(Australia 20 Aug 1893 – 10 May 1964)

Title
Unity in blue
Year
(circa 1948-circa 1952)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil, pen and ink on canvas
Dimensions

66.0 x 84.0 cm stretcher; 72.1 x 90.0 x 5.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black ink "Godfrey Miller". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Industrial Arts Society 1952
Accession number
8680
Copyright
© Estate of Godfrey Miller/John Henshaw
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (21)

Deborah Edwards, Brought to light: Australian Art 1850-1965, 'Art and Mysticism. Godfrey Miller Trees in moonlight', pg. 244-249, South Brisbane, 1998, 244.

Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1996, 60-61, 64, 65 (colour illus.), 122. plate no. 57

Derril Farrar, Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 31 Jan 1965.

Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'The competitive spirit in Australian art', pg. 350-363, Carlton, 2013, 352, 353 (colour illus.), 551, 565. plate no. 34.2

Sasha Grishin, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roger Kemp / Godfrey Miller', pg. 104-115, Sydney, 2002, 104, 109 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

Our Art Critic (Paul Haefliger)., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Sydney Group Show is exciting', Sydney, 19 Jul 1952, unknown.

Robert Hughes, The art of Australia, Ringwood, 1970, 209.

William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, Melbourne, 1984, 40.

Macquarie Galleries, The Sydney Group, Sydney, 1952. cat.no. 16

Alan McCulloch, Prisme de arts (No. 2), 'L'art contemporain en Australie', pg. 21-28, Paris, 15 Apr 1956, 24 (illus.). titled 'Unité en bleu'

Alan McCulloch, Art and Australia, 'In Memorium Godfrey Miller', pg. 102, 1964, 102 (colour illus.).

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 142

Peter Pinson, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'Godfrey Miller', pg. 52-63, Roseville, 2000, 54 (colour illus.).

Bernard William Smith, Australian painting 1788-1970, South Melbourne, 1971, 269 (colour illus.). plate no. 169

Daniel Thomas., Sunday telegraph, 'Loss of a painter', Sydney, 17 May 1964.

Laurie Thomas., Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', Adelaide, 1960, 19 (colour illus.).

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 45. cat.no. 143

Project 41 - the mosaic, the grid, Sydney, 1983, 3 (illus.). cat.no. 3

Editor Unknown (Editor), Le Courrier Australien, Sydney, 03 Apr 1953, 5.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, cat.no. 151

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 02 Mar 1963, 33.

Exhibition history (7)

The Sydney Group (1952), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 30 Jul 1952–18 Aug 1952

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

Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary (1962-63):

Godfrey Miller:

Project 41: The mosaic -The grid (1983), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Mar 1983–24 Apr 1983

Leaping boundaries: a century of New Zealand artists in Australia, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 09 Jun 2001–17 Jul 2001

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