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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


Accession number

199.1976


Artist information

Arthur Murch

Works in the collection

28


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.

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

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

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

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

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