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Karl Weschke

(Germany, England 07 Jun 1925 – 20 Feb 2005)

Deposition (Triptych)
Media category
Materials used
triptych: oil on Swedish wallboard

3 panels: each 183.0 x 122.0 cm board; 185.0 x 124.0 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. left panel, black oil and l.r. centre panel, pencil "Weschke 1958". Signed and dated l.l. right panel, pencil "Weschke 1959". Signed u.c. verso of each panel, black oil "Karl Weschke". Dated l.l. verso centre and right panel, black oil "1958-1959..." and l.l. verso left panel, black oil "1958/1959...".
Purcahsed 1959
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Karl Weschke, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1959

Bibliography (6)

Oswell Blakeston, Arts review [vol. 11, no. 12], 'Fullard, Weschke, Davison - Woodstock Gallery', London, 18 Jul 1959, 10.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 210 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 177. 2289

Jeremy Lewison, Karl Weschke: Portrait of a Painter, 'A life on the edge', pg. 9-40, Penzance, 1998, 32, 72, 73 (colour illus.), 143.

Hal Missingham (Director), Purchases and acquisitions for 1959, Sydney, 1959. No. 96

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Times, London, 03 Jul 1959.

Exhibition history (2)

George Fullard, Karl Weschke, John Davison, Woodstock Gallery, London, Jul 1959–18 Jul 1959

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1959, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Mar 1960–18 Apr 1960