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An image of Girl in pink by Ralph Balson

Ralph Balson

(Australia 12 Aug 1890 – 1964)

Girl in pink
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on paperboard

70.5 x 55.0 cm board; 87.5 x 72.0 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, purple oil "R.BALSON.37".
Gift of Mr W. Balson the artist's son 1965
Accession number
© Ralph Balson Estate
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (9)

Bruce Adams, Ralph Balson A Retrospective, Bulleen, Jul 1989, 7 (colour illus.), 21, 50, 73. 3

Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Sydney divided', pg. 138-165, Sydney, 1989, 138 (colour illus.), 139, 144. plate no. 101

Alan McCulloch and Susan McCulloch, The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, St Leonards, 1994, 397 (colour illus.).

Susan McCulloch, Alan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs, The new McCulloch's encyclopedia of Australian art, Carlton, 2006, 239 (colour illus.).

Paul McGillick, Aspect: Art and Literature, 'The importance of Ralph Balson', pg. 4-17, Mona Vale, Winter 1981, 5, 7 (illus.), 15.

Ursula Prunster (Curator), Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 30. 1

Daniel Thomas, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Modern Australia: Colour in art 1910s-1950s', pg. 3-11, Paddington, 2008, 8-9, 11.

Daniel Thomas, Gallery A Sydney 1964 - 1983, 'Ralph Balson and Gallery A', pg. 103-115, Campbelltown, 2009, 109.

Sarah Thomas, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'The Sydney schools: Dorrit Black's Modern Art Centre and the Crowley-Fizelle School', pg. 262-265, Sydney, 2013, 265 (colour illus.), 310, 320.

Exhibition history (6)

Exhibition I, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 17 Aug 1939–02 Sep 1939

Balson, Crowley, Fizelle, Hinder:

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

Ralph Balson: a retrospective:

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

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013

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