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An image of Still life with wooden bowl by Jean Bellette

Jean Bellette

(Australia, Spain 1908 – 16 Mar 1991)

Still life with wooden bowl
circa 1954
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

54.6 x 81.3 cm board; 64.3 x 91.0 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, yellow oil "J Bellette". Not dated.
Purchased 1954
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Dinah Dysart, Art Monthly Australia, 'Footnotes matter: Jean Bellette retrospective', pg. 31-34, Acton, Jun 2005, 31 (colour illus.). Review of Jean Bellette Retrospective.

Christine France, Amanda Beresford and Barbara Hall, Jean Bellette retrospective, Sydney, 2004, 46 (colour illus.), 72.

John McDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'The art of enigma', pg. 19, Sydney, 02 Apr 2005-03 Apr 2005, 19 (colour illus.). Review of Jean Bellette Retrospective in Spectrum section.

Hal Missingham, The Studio, 'Recent Australian Painting', pg. 33-41, 63, London, 1957, 34 (illus.).

National Council of Women, An exhibition of women's achievements in the arts, New South Wales, 1960. 47; titled 'Still life'; Kindly lent by the AGNSW

Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart selections, Sydney, 2002. NOTE: No catalogue numbers; Margaret Olley selection.

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, Apr 2005, 35 (colour illus.).

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 41. 62

Gavin Wilson, Cuisine & country: a gastronomic venture in Australian art, 'Cuisine & Country', pg. 9-66, New South Wales, 2008, 22, 27 (colour illus.), 87.

Exhibition history (5)

Women's achievements in the arts, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 31 Aug 1960–09 Sep 1960

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

Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart (2002), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 12 Jan 2002–24 Feb 2002

Jean Bellette retrospective (2004-2005):

Cuisine and country: a culinary venture in Australian Art: