- Other Title
- Portrait of Suzanne
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
- 76.0 x 60.0 cm; 92.8 x 75.5 x 5.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed l.r.corner, brown oil "MURCH". Not dated.
- Gift of Miss Jacqueline Crookston 2006
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Murch Family/Copyright Agency
- Archibald Prize
- - 1935
- Artist information
Works in the collection
This painting was a finalist in the 1935 Archibald Prize.
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Society of Artists annual exhibition (1935), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 06 Sep 1935–04 Oct 1935
Archibald and Wynne Prizes (1935), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 1936–02 Feb 1936
Arthur Murch 1902-1989: A Retrospective, Art Museum Armidale, Armidale, 10 Jul 1992–16 Aug 1992
Arthur Murch 1902-1989: A Retrospective, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 27 Aug 1992–20 Sep 1992
Arthur Murch 1902-1989: A Retrospective, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, 25 Sep 1992–25 Oct 1992
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Referenced in 10 publications
Longstaff. Wynne Prize to Muir Auld', The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Archibald Prize: Won, pg. 14, Sydney, 18 Jan 1936, 14. Reference to portraits painted by Arthur Murch.
Joseph Eisenberg, Arthur Murch 1902-1989: A retrospective, 'Arthur Murch 1902-1989: a retrospective', pg. 5-11, Armidale, 1992, 5, 18. cat.no. 2
Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 66 (colour illus.), 145, 147.
Steven Miller, Look, 'A dog's life', pg. 18-19, Sydney, Dec 2015-Jan 2016, 18, 19 (colour illus.).
Steven Miller, Dogs in Australian art, 'Black and tan terrier (miniature)', pg. 50-51, Kent Town, 2012, 50, 51 (colour illus.).
Ria Murch, Arthur Murch: An artist's life 1902-1989, Avalon Beach, 1997, 43, 53, 76 (colour illus.).
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Archibald Prize 1935: list of entries, Sydney, 1935, 3.
Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1935), Sydney, 1935, 1. cat.no. 103; titled 'Portrait of Miss Suzanne Crookston'; NFS
Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 61], Sydney, Nov 1935, 25 (illus.). titled 'Portrait of Miss Suzanne Crookston'; This picture was awarded the Society of Artists' Award, 1935.
Author Unknown, The Art of William Dobell, Sydney, 1946, 47 (illus.).
Other works by Arthur Murch
Mount Liebig Arthur Murch 1934 124.2017 On display – South Building, ground level, 20th-century galleries
Leda Arthur Murch 1935-1939 199.1976 On display – South Building, ground level, 20th-century galleries
Gosse's Bluff, Central Australia Arthur Murch 1934 218.1975 On display – South Building, ground level, 20th-century galleries
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