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An image of The stilt race by Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart

(Italy, Australia 26 Jul 1921 – 20 Jun 2013)

Title
The stilt race
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1960)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on plywood
Dimensions

56.3 x 91.3 cm board; 61.8 x 97.3 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, white oil "JEFFREY SMART". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
OA16.1961
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

Edmund Capon, Barry Pearce and Ursula Prunster, Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 6. cat.no. 15

Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 123 (colour illus.), 146, 147.

Edmund Capon, Barry Pearce and Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Sydney Period 1951-63', pg. 83-96, Sydney, 1999, 86 (colour illus.), 204. cat.no. 15

William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, 'Introduction', pg. 4-7, Melbourne, 1984, 55 (colour illus.).

Tony Lenten, City art, 'Menace and the city', Victoria, 1978, 33 (illus.), 107 (colour illus.).

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Jeffrey Smart', Sydney, 1976, illus.. cat.no. 63; not paginated

Terence Mullaly., The daily telegraph and morning post, 'Great impact of paintings by Australians', London, 06 Jun 1961, (illus.). Review of exhibition of Australian art held at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.

Barry Pearce, Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Kent Town, 2012, 54-55 (colour illus.), 130. cat.no. 28

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Roseville, 2005, 56 (colour illus.), 126, 253.

Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 107 (illus.). cat.no. 360

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, 21 Jun 1961, (illus.). Review of exhibition of Australian art held at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, by Marjorie Bruce-Milne.

Exhibition history (8)

Recent Australian Painting, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Jun 1961–Jul 1961

Jeffrey Smart (1961), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Oct 1961 -

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982

Jeffrey Smart retrospective (1999-2000):

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011: