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Title

Night of the full moon

1960

Artist

Nancy Borlase

Australia

24 Mar 1914 – 11 Sep 2006

  • Details

    Date
    1960
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil, tempera on hardboard
    Dimensions
    57.0 x 86.3 cm board; 72.8 x 101.7 x 4.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed l.l. corner, pink oil "NB [monogram]".
    Signed and dated top c. verso on hardboard, ink "Nancy Borlase/ .../ 1960/ ...".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    14.2001
    Copyright
    © Nancy Borlase Estate

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    Artist information
    Nancy Borlase

    Works in the collection

    7

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  • About

    'Night of the full moon' was exhibited in Nancy Borlase's first solo exhibition at Macquarie Galleries in 1960 and singled out in the Sydney Morning Herald's review of that exhibition. Painted after her return from America where she had been looking at the 'action painters' of the New York school, it represented a marked change in the direction of her work which she now developed strongly towards abstraction. This work is a companion painting to 'Sun in the city', also in the gallery's collection.

    Australian Art Department, 2001

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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