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Title

Abstract painting


Artist

Grace Crowley

Australia

28 May 1890 - 21 Apr 1979


Details


Date

1950


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

61.0 x 75.9 cm board; 63.2 x 78.5 x 2.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, white oil "GRACE CROWLEY -/50".


Credit

Purchased 1953


Accession number

8720


Artist information

Grace Crowley

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xi, (illus.). plate no. 62

Juliana Engberg (Curator), The Real Thing, Australia, 1997, 30 (colour illus.), 85.

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 47 (colour illus.).

Ross Mellick and Nick Waterlow, Spirit and place: Art in Australia 1861-1996, Sydney, Nov 1996, 146.

Andrew Sayers, Australian art, 'Icon and abstraction 1951-68', pg. 174-195, Oxford, 2001, 176 (colour illus.). plate no. 98

Jill Skyes, Look, 'Grace Crowley: a relationship hidden in the archives', pg. 26-27, Sydney, Sep 2010, 26, 27. General reference, article relates to Dianne Ottley's 'Grace Crowley's Contribution to Australian Modernism and Geometric Abstraction'.

Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 4: Grace Crowley, Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 29

Natalie Wilson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Grace Crowley / Ralph Balson / Frank Hinder / Margel Hinder', pg. 88-103, Sydney, 2002, 92 (colour illus.), 142, 147.

Grace Crowley's contribution to Australian modernism and geometric abstraction, 'Partnership in abstraction', pg. 105-130, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, 123 (illus.). figure 5.5