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Title

Hawkwind, To do with the blue

circa 1975


Artist

James Clifford

Australia

26 Oct 1936 - 25 Dec 1987


Details


Date

circa 1975


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

122.0 x 122.0 cm board


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.19


Artist information

James Clifford

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Craig Brush, Look, 'Celebrating Patrick White: when the end is not the end: a moving tribute', pg. 18-20, Sydney, Sep 2004, 20 (colour illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study before removal of works donated to the AGNSW with 'Hawkwind' hanging on wall.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 86-87, 126.

Muswellbrook Art Centre (Editor), James Clifford: A retrospective, New South Wales, 2008, (colour illus.). Cat.no. 10

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 14 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study after White's death with 'Hawkwind' hanging on wall.