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An image of Building and trees by Godfrey Miller

Godfrey Miller

(Australia 20 Aug 1893 – 10 May 1964)

Title
Building and trees
Year
(circa 1951-circa 1953)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil, pen and black ink on canvas
Dimensions

42.5 x 60.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown ink, white gouache "Godfrey Miller". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1953
Accession number
9006
Copyright
© Estate of Godfrey Miller/John Henshaw
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (19)

Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xiii, (illus.). plate no. 60

Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 23 (illus.). cat.no. 27

Our Art Critic, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Exhibition reveals vitality in art', pg. 2, Sydney, 16 Nov 1956, 2.

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, The Sydney Group, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 26; Priced 55 guineas

Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1996, 54 (colour illus.), 66, 122. plate no. 46

James Gleeson, Sun, 'Sydney Group's exhibition mature, exciting', pg. 44, Sydney, 01 Oct 1953, 44.

James Gleeson, Contemporary Australian painting, Unknown, 1956. cat.no. 62, titled 'Building and trees'; not paginated

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

John Henshaw (Editor), Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1965, (illus.). plate no. 35

Sir Daryl Lindsay, Contemporary Australian paintings, Melbourne, 1955. cat.no. 1; Lent by the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Elwyn Lynn, The Australian landscape and its artists, Rushcutters Bay, 1977, 106 (colour illus.).

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting, 'Introduction', pg. 5-6, Auckland, 1957, 12. cat.no. 21; titled 'Buildings and trees'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1953, Sydney, 1954, 9. cat.no. 14

Arianne Rourke, Viewpoints: visual arts case studies, 'Australian Landscape Painting', pg. 25-37, Port Melbourne, 1998, 31 (colour illus.). fig.no. 4.5

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 146. cat.no. 471

Martin Terry, Masterpieces of Australian Painting, Sydney, 1984, 110-111.

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 45. cat.no. 144

unknown author, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Gallery buys two paintings', pg. 2, Sydney, 02 Oct 1953, 2.

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. cat.no. 152; not paginated

Exhibition history (11)

The Sydney Group (1953), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 01 Oct 1953–15 Oct 1953

Australian Contemporary Painting (1955):

Contemporary Australian Painting - Pacific Loan Exhibition (1956):

Contemporary Australian painting (1957), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, Feb 1957–Mar 1957

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

One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Various, 1968–1969

1940-1965: The heroic years of Australian painting:

The heroic years of Australian painting 1940-1965, Melbourne Herald, 30 Apr 1977–31 Aug 1978

Three decades of Australian landscape painting from 1945: from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales (1982), National Gallery of Papua New Guinea, 24 Mar 1982–05 May 1982

Godfrey Miller:

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