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An image of Madonna and Child by Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien

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

Title
Madonna and Child
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(circa 1953)
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pen and ink, watercolour on paper
Dimensions

52.4 x 20.3 cm

Signature & date
Signed u.r. corner, pen and black ink 'O'BRIEN'. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1953
Accession number
8730
Copyright
© Estate of Justin O'Brien
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Anthony Bradley, The art of Justin O'Brien, Sydney, 1982, 20, 93 (illus.), 106. figure no. 11; dated 1953

Glenbrook School of Arts, Third Annual Australian Arts and crafts exhibition (1964), Blue Mountains, 1964. no catalogue numbers

Macquarie Galleries, Exhibition of pictures: Justin O'Brien, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 13; 'Madonna and child'; priced 18 guineas

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Religious art: from the permanent collection, Sydney, 1961. cat.no. 13

D R W., Le Courrier Australien, 'At Sydney galleries: Justin O'Brien', Sydney, Jun 1953.

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 16. cat.no. 32

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, 'Justin O'Brien and the art of transfiguration', pg. 23-145, Sydney, 2010, 65, 72 (colour illus.), 158, 165. cat.no. 32

Exhibition history (5)

Exhibition of pictures: Justin O'Brien (1953), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 16 Jun 1953–30 Jun 1953

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

Third Annual Australian Arts and crafts exhibition (1964), Glenbrook School of Arts, Glenbrook, 17 Apr 1964–18 Apr 1964

Lower Blue Mountains Fitness Committee Arts & Crafts Exhibition, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 17 Apr 1964–18 Apr 1964

Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Dec 2010–27 Feb 2011

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