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An image of Sofa and guitar by Claude Vénard

Claude Vénard

(France 21 Mar 1913 – 1999)

Sofa and guitar
Other titles:
Sofa and violin
circa 1955
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

35.5 x 70.0 cm stretcher; 46.5 x 82.5 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., scratched into black paint "C. VENARD". Not dated.
Purchased 1956
Accession number
© Claude Vénard. ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Mayor Gallery, London/England

The Lefevre Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Alex Reid & Lefevre 1956

Bibliography (5)

European Masters, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat. no. 10

Queensland Art Gallery, French art from Australian collections, Brisbane, 1959. 89 as 'Sofa and Violin'

Reading Public Museum, A retrospective exhibition of paintings by Claude Venard, Pennsylvania, 1969.

The Lefevre Gallery, Recent paintings by Claude Venard, London, 1955.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1957.

Exhibition history (5)

Recent paintings by Claude Venard, The Lefevre Gallery, London, 28 Apr 1955–21 May 1955

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1958–16 Mar 1958

French art from Australian collections, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Jun 1959–Jul 1959

Paintings by European masters: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960

Venard, Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania, 1969–1969

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