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Title

Australian head, To do with the blue

(circa 1974-1979)


Artist

Michael Ramsden

Australia

30 Mar 1947 - 17 Mar 2016


Details


Other Title

Portrait study


Date

(circa 1974-1979)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

60.7 x 60.7 cm stretcher; 70.0 x 70.0 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner on frame, white oil "M.Ramsden". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.91


Artist information

Michael Ramsden

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 148.

Watters Gallery, Michael Ramsden (1979), Sydney, 1979. cat.no. 10; titled 'Australian head'; price: $500

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 12.