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Michael Kmit

(Australia, Ukraine 25 Jul 1910 – Jul 1981)

The evangelist, John Mark
Other titles:
The evangelist John Mark
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

95.0 x 70.0 cm stretcher; 106.5 x 81.2 x 3.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown-red oil "KMIT/ 1953".
Purchased 1961
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Our Art Critic, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Exhibition reveals vitality in art', pg. 2, Sydney, 16 Nov 1956, 2.

Rosemary Crumlin., O Soul O Spirit O Fire, 'Beginnings', Brisbane, 2001. exhibition list; not paginated

James Gleeson, Contemporary Australian painting, Unknown, 1956, (colour illus.). 51; titled 'The evangelist John Mark'; Collection: Mr Barry Stern; not paginated

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'Jerusalem', pg. 54-64, Carlton, 2002, 54.

Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 61 (colour illus.). Collection: Museum of Modern Art, Sydney

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 15 Apr 1953.

Unknown (Editor), Sun, Sydney, 09 Apr 1953.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 08 Apr 1953.

Exhibition history (8)

The Blake Prize 1953, Mark Foys Gallery, Apr 1953 -

Gallery Society first loan exhibition (1955), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Sep 1955 -

Contemporary Australian Painting - Pacific Loan Exhibition (1956):

Contemporary Australian art (1960), Charles Birks & Co., 14 Mar 1960 -

Contemporary Australian paintings (1961), Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, 01 Nov 1961 -

Inaugural exhibition (1961), Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Nov 1961 -

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

O Soul O Spirit O Fire: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Blake Prize for Religious Art, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 23 Nov 2001–24 Feb 2002