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An image of Figure group by Godfrey Miller

Godfrey Miller

(Australia 20 Aug 1893 – 10 May 1964)

Figure group
Other titles:
Figure Group, Bathers
(circa 1951-circa 1957)
Media category
Materials used
oil, pen and ink on canvas

66.7 x 99.5 cm stretcher; 69.0 x 102.3 x 3.6 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1964
Accession number
© Estate of Godfrey Miller/John Henshaw
Not on display
Bibliography (15)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1964 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1964, 17. 18; NOTE: Dated 1950-58; Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales

Douglas Dundas, Antique News and Sales, 'Godfrey Miller and his art', pg. 5-8, Jul 1975, 5. NOTE: Titled 'Figure composition'

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 36 (illus.). 38; dated 1950-1958

Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1996, 48, 50, 53 (colour illus.), 122-23. plate no. 44

James Gleeson, Sun, 'Exhibition of Paintings by Godfrey Miller', pg. 2, Sydney, 07 Aug 1957, 2.

Sasha Grishin, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roger Kemp / Godfrey Miller', pg. 104-115, Sydney, 2002, 111, 112 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

John Henshaw (Editor), Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1965. plate no. 6

Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'In the shadow of the master', pg. 3, North Sydney, 28 Nov 1998, 3. This appears in the Spectrum section of the newspaper.

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Godfrey Miller', Sydney, 1976, (colour illus.). 61; not paginated; NOTE: Dated 1950-58

Macquarie Galleries, (Godfrey Miller), Sydney, 1957. 2; titled 'Figure group'

Ursula Prunster (Curator), Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 30. 12

Arnold Shore, Age, 'Art Shows Earns Honour for Painter', pg. 2, Melbourne, 17 Jun 1959, 2.

Wallace Thornton, The Sydney Morning Herald, '1964 Acquisitions at the Gallery', pg. 14, Sydney, 17 Mar 1965, 14.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1965, (illus.).

Author Unknown, The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Art, 1981. plate no. VIII-28

Exhibition history (8)

Godfrey Miller 1957, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 07 Jul 1957–17 Jul 1957

Godfrey Miller Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne, 10 Jun 1959–17 Jul 1959

Godfrey Miller:

Godfrey Miller Memorial Exhibition, Darlinghurst Galleries, Australia, 16 Feb 1965–27 Mar 1965

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

Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986

Australian Painters Seeing Cézanne, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Nov 1998–17 Jan 1999

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