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An image of The white peacock by Edward Burra

Edward Burra

(England 26 Mar 1905 – 22 Oct 1976)

Title
The white peacock
Year
circa 1960
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour over pencil
Dimensions

92.0 x 149.0 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., ink "E.J. Burra". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
WB3.1961
Copyright
© Estate of Edward Burra
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

The Lefevre Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Lefevre Gallery 1961. Purchased from the exhibition 'Recent watercolours by Edward Burra' 6-28 July 1961.

Bibliography (4)

Andrew Causey, Edward Burra: complete catalogue, Oxford, 1985, (illus.). cat.no. 281

The Lefevre Gallery, Watercolours by Edward Burra, London, 1961. cat.no. 6

Anna Waldmann, British watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1980. no catalogue numbers

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 55 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Watercolours by Edward Burra, The Lefevre Gallery, London, 06 Jul 1961–28 Jul 1961

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

British watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Oct 1980–23 Nov 1980