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An image of Zeus, Poseidon, Pluton by Stanislaus Rapotec
Alternate image of Zeus, Poseidon, Pluton by Stanislaus Rapotec

Stanislaus Rapotec

(Italy, Australia 04 Oct 1911 – 18 Nov 1997)

Title
Zeus, Poseidon, Pluton
Year
1969
Media category
Painting
Materials used
triptych: synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Dimensions

183.5 x 137.7 cm board [panel a]; 183.5 x 137.3 cm board [panel b]; 183.5 x 137.8 cm board [panel c]

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Patrick White 1969
Accession number
OA12.1969.a-c
Copyright
© Stanislaus Rapotec Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Stanislaus Rapotec., Stanislaus Rapotec, 'A note to the catalogue', Paddington, 1969, not paginated. cat.no. 1, 2 & 3; price $1,200 each panel

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Acquisitions for 1969', pg. 538, Sydney, Jul 1970, 545 (illus.). plate no. 39

Laurie Thomas, Art and Australia (Vol. 8, No. 2), 'Stanislaus Rapotec', pg. 126-135, Sydney, Sep 1970, 134-35 (illus.).

Patrick White, Patrick White's Choice, Sydney, Dec 1981. cat.no. 14

Theodora Green, Art and Australia (Vol. 23, No. 4), 'Abstract Expressionism in Australia - American parallels and influences', pg. 485-491, Sydney, Winter 1986, 489, 490 (illus.).

Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 65.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: I', pg. 44-53, Carlton, 2002, 48, following 80 (illus.), 116, 149.

Peter Craven, The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 26. cat.no. 116

Exhibition history (3)

Stanislaus Rapotec (1969), Bonython Art Gallery [Sydney], Paddington, 18 Mar 1969–09 Apr 1969

Patrick White's Choice, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1981–31 Jan 1982

The life of Patrick White: