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Title

Break-away country

1974


Artist

Guy Grey-Smith

Australia

1916 - 1981


Details


Other Title

Breakaway country


Date

1974


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

91.5 x 121.6 cm board; 102.7 x 133.5 x 4.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "G. Grey Smith/ 74".
Signed c.r. verso on hardboard, black fibre-tipped pen "GUY GREY-SMITH/ …".


Credit

Bequest of Mollie and Jim Gowing 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

19.2011


Artist information

Guy Grey-Smith

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Kym Bonython, Ross K Luck, Laurie Thomas and Elwyn Lynn, Modern Australian painting, 1950/1975, Adelaide, 1980, (colour illus.). titled 'Breakaway country'; plate no. 136

Kym Bonython and Elwyn Lynn, Modern Australian Painting, 1970/1975, Unknown, 1976, 83 (colour illus.). titled 'Breakaway country'; plate no. 16

Andrew Gaynor, Guy Grey-Smith: life force, ‘Appendix: list of works from solo shows 1949-81’, pg. 253-268, Perth, 2012, 263.

Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Guy Grey-Smith, Sydney, 1974. cat.no. 1; priced $1,700; not paginated