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An image of Head of a man by Cecil Collins

Cecil Collins

(England 23 Mar 1908 – 04 Jun 1989)

Title
Head of a man
Year
1957
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on board
Dimensions

61.0 x 46.0 cm board; 78.3 x 63.5 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., tan paint "Cecil Collins/ 1957". Dated c.r. verso, blue paint "1957".
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
OB5.1961
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Cecil Collins, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1961

Bibliography (3)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 31 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 65. cat.no. 396

Whitechapel Art Gallery, Cecil Collins: a retrospective exhibition of paintings, drawings and tapestries 1928-1959, London, 1959. cat.no. 111

Exhibition history (2)

Cecil Collins: a retrospective exhibition of paintings, drawings and tapestries 1928-1959, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 26 Nov 1959–24 Dec 1959

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