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Title

Lovers, To do with the blue

1966


Artist

Alan Oldfield

Australia

30 Dec 1943 - 02 Oct 2004


Details


Date

1966


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on hardboard


Dimensions

30.3 x 30.3 cm board; 38.0 x 38.0 x 2.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed u.l. corner, ink? pencil? "Oldfield (illeg.)3.11". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.83


Artist information

Alan Oldfield

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 146.

Watters Gallery, Alan Oldfield, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 13; titled 'The Lovers'; price: $60