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Title

The old wall, Bricherasio

1959


Artist

David Strachan

Australia, England

25 Jun 1919 - 23 Nov 1970


Details


Date

1959


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

97.0 x 162.0 cm board; 113.5 x 178.6 x 6.2 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated lower c., brown oil "D Strachan '59".


Credit

Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

14.1997


Artist information

David Strachan

Works in the collection

202


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 209 (colour illus.), 302.

Alan McCulloch., Herald, 'Painters from abroad', Melbourne, 12 Oct 1960.

Margaret Olley, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from public and private collections, 'Introduction', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 2000, 2. Catalogue entry appears in inserted list to printed catalogue

Barry Pearce, David Strachan, 'Introduction', pg. 9-22, Sydney, 1993, 26, 64 (colour illus.), 126. plate no. 39

Daniel Thomas, David Strachan, 1919-1979, 'Introduction', pg. 3-7, Sydney, 1973, 10, 28 (illus.). cat.no. 30

Laurie Thomas., The Australian, 'Changing banalities into works of art', Sydney, 23 Jan 1973.

Anniversary Exhibition (1960), Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 68; titled 'The Old Wall Bricherasio'; priced 200 guineas

Unknown, Seeking the Centre, Cambridge, 1998, 15 (colour illus.). plate no. 13

Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'This is a gentle show', Sydney, 14 Feb 1973.

A survey by David Strachan, Brisbane, 1968. cat.no. 5; priced $1,200.00

Survey: Donald Friend, Justin O'Brien, Jeffrey Smart, David Strachan (1966), Melbourne, 1966. cat.no. 25; Collection John Fairfax Limited, Sydney.

Australian paintings, Sydney, Summer 2004. cat.no. 31; this is another view of Bricherasio depicted in the AGNSW's 'The old wall, Bricherasio' and is reproduced in colour