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An image of Little boy in costume by Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien

(Australia, Italy 02 Aug 1917 – 17 Jan 1996)

Title
Little boy in costume
Other titles:
The young clown
Place of origin
Elizabeth BaySydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1957)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on hardboard
Dimensions

61.5 x 41.0 cm board; 80.5 x 60.4 x 5.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed u.r. corner, green oil "O'BRIEN". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1957
Accession number
9388
Copyright
© Art Gallery of New South Wales
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

the 'Mirror' art critic., Daily Mirror, 'Festive note in display', Sydney, 05 Sep 1957.

Macquarie Galleries, 29th annual exhibition: Contemporary Group, Sydney, 1957. cat. no. 17, titled 'The young clown', priced 40 guineas

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 19. cat.no. 42

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, 'Justin O'Brien and the art of transfiguration', pg. 23-145, Sydney, 2010, 76, 78 (colour illus.), 158. cat.no. 42

Editor Unknown (Editor), Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1957, 10. cat.no. 18; titled 'Little boy in costume', title changed at artist's request.

Exhibition history (5)

Contemporary Group (1957), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Sep 1957 -

29th annual exhibition: Contemporary Group (1957), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 04 Sep 1957–16 Sep 1957

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

Modern Australian painting, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, 01 Sep 1967–30 Oct 1967

Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Dec 2010–27 Feb 2011