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An image of Macedonian woman by Jean Lurçat

Jean Lurçat

(France 01 Jul 1892 – 06 Jan 1966)

Title
Macedonian woman
Alternative title:
Portrait d'une Macedonienne Portrait de Femme La Macédonienne
Year
1927
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

130.3 x 97.4 cm stretcher; 152.5 x 119.5 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black paint "Lurçat 27".
Credit
Purchased 1957
Accession number
9359
Copyright
© Jean Lurçat/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia
Location
Modern gallery
Provenance (2)

Collector unknown, Ryves acquired the painting from a friend (an agent of Lurçat) who brought it to Sydney in 1957

Jim Ryves, Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Jim Ryves 1957

Bibliography (7)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, col illus p 47.

Gérard Denizeau and Simone Lurçat, L'oeuvre peint de Jean Lurçat: catalogue raisonné 1910–1965, Lausanne, 1998, pp 50, XIV, 320, no 1927-38.

European Masters', The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Paintings, Adelaide, 1960, no 5.

Queensland Art Gallery, French art from Australian collections, Brisbane, 1959, no 52.

The Lefevre Gallery, Paintings by Jean Lurçat, London, May 1930, no 8.

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1957, illus pl 92.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Illustrated London News, 'The art that is new', London, 17 May 1930, illus p 893. as 'Portrait de Femme' at the artist's first London exhibition at Lefevre Gallery

Exhibition history (5)

Paintings by Jean Lurçat, The Lefevre Gallery, London, May 1930–May 1930

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

Matisse and the moderns, 25 Apr 2015–25 Oct 2015

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