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Title

Leda

1935-1939


Artist

Arthur Murch

Australia

08 Jul 1902 - 23 Sep 1989


Details


Date

1935-1939


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

77.0 x 107.0 cm stretcher; 76.0 x 105.5 cm sight edge; 94.4 x 123.5 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "A.J. MURCH/ 39.".


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

199.1976


Artist information

Arthur Murch

Works in the collection

30


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The New Greece / 'Delos of a coming Sun-god's race'', pg. 31-54, Sydney, Sep 1989, 44, 47 (illus.), 65.

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 60, 63, 67 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

Ria Murch, Arthur Murch: An artist's life 1902-1989, Avalon Beach, 1997, cover (colour illus.), 55, 75 (colour illus.), 148.

Barry Pearce, Australian Artists, Australian Birds, North Ryde, 1989, 99 (colour illus.). plate no. 82

Barry Pearce, Look, 'The Lowy, Gonski Gallery', pg. 37, Sydney, Dec 2005-Jan 2006, 37.

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Shaun, his mum, Leda and the swan', pg. 11, Sydney, May 2007, 11 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas AM, Project 19: Arthur Murch, Sydney, 1977. cat.no. 16