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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: 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

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 16. 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

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

Third Annual Australian Arts and crafts exhibition (1964), Glenbrook School of Arts, Glenbrook, 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