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An image of Nocturne landscape by Jon Molvig

Jon Molvig

(Australia 27 May 1923 – 15 May 1970)

Nocturne landscape
Other titles:
Nocturne with cattle grid
Place of origin
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint and oil on hardboard

76.0 x 152.5 cm board; 89.2 x 165.2 x 4.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "Molvig 58".
Purchased 1961
Accession number
© Otte Bartzis
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1959 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1961.

Bibliography (10)

Pamela Bell, Art and Australia (Vol. 8, No. 2), 'Jon Molvig - an appreciation', pg. 122, Sydney, Sep 1970, 122.

Betty Churcher, Molvig : the lost Antipodean, 'Five: The figure in the landscape', pg.71-88, Victoria, 1984, 74, 78 (illus.), 79, 85.

Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 23 Jan 1960.

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1962, (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1959, Sydney, 1959. 16

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily Mirror, Sydney, 25 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 27 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 22 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 29 Apr 1959.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, 30 Jan 1960.

Exhibition history (4)

H. Caselli Richards Memorial Prize 1958, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 1958–1958

Australian landscape exhibition (1959), Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Apr 1959 -

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1959), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jan 1960–28 Feb 1960

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

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