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An image of Crucifixion by Russell Drysdale

Russell Drysdale

(England, Australia 07 Feb 1912 – 29 Jun 1981)

Title
Crucifixion
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1946)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on plywood
Dimensions

76.0 x 101.6 cm board; 97.1 x 122.5 x 5.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, red oil "Russell Drysdale". Not dated.
Credit
Gift in memory of Hugh Alexander McClure Smith C.V.O. by his wife and daughter 1963
Accession number
OA1.1963
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (14)

Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 21 (illus.). cat.no. 22

Chris Deutscher, Australian modern masters and 19th & 20th century Australian and International Fine Art: Fine Art auction 3 & 4 May 2000, Melbourne, 2000, 82. reference to work in association with lot 40 'Study for The Crucifixion' 1945, pen and ink on paper, 25.0 x 36.5cm, signed with studio stamp l.r. 'Russell Drysdale'; colour illus. of lot 40 on page 82

Russell Drysdale, The paintings of Russell Drysdale: reproducing fifteen plates in colour with an essay by Joseph Burke, 'List of works and owners, 1951', pg.47-52, Sydney, 1951, 51.

Lou Klepac, Russell Drysdale: paintings 1940-72, Sydney, 1985, 9. cat.no. 17

Anne Gray, Hendrik Kolenberg and Tim Bonyhady, Russell Drysdale, Perth, 1999, 2, 5, 10, 16, 17, 18 (colour illus.), 21. cat.no. 17

Richard Haese, Rebels and precursors : the revolutionary years of Australian art, 'The new court painters', pg. 257-267, Ringwood, 1981, 264.

Lou Klepac, Russell Drysdale: the drawings, 'Drysdale drawings: Donald Friend and Albury', pg. 13-19, Roseville, 2012, 19.

Lou Klepac, The life and work of Russell Drysdale, 'Drought journey', pg. 79-86, Kensington, 1983, 82, 261 (colour illus.), 367. plate no. 74

Greg McKeon (Editor), Pasture degredation and recovery in Australia's rangelands: learning from history, 'Degradation and recovery episodes in Australia's rangelands: An anthology', pg. 87-172, Queensland, 2004, 121 (colour illus.). plate no. 2.4

Julie Roberts, Uncertain ground: essays between art + nature, 'The edge of the trees at the end of the millennium', pg. 125-141, Sydney, 1999, 138.

Geoffrey Smith, Russell Drysdale 1912-1981, Melbourne, 1997, 94, 95 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31

Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, 'On the road to Hill End', pg. 29-40, Sydney, 1995, 34 (colour illus.), 36, 118. plate no. 13

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 26 Jul 1946, pg. no. unknown. Reference and reproduction.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 26 Jul 1946, (illus.).

Exhibition history (9)

UNESCO Exposition Internationale d'Art Moderne, Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, France, 18 Nov 1946–Dec 1946

Canberra for Britannica Australia Awards, Australian National University, Canberra, Jan 1961 -

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

Russell Drysdale: paintings 1940-72, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Jun 1985–21 Jul 1985

Drysdale: Paintings 1940-72, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Jun 1985–21 Jul 1985

The Artists of Hill End:

Russell Drysdale 1912-1981:

Drysdale (1999), Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth, 13 Aug 1999–26 Sep 1999

Russell Drysdale: Defining the Modern Landscape, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 19 Oct 2013–09 Feb 2014