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Title

The reader

1916


Artist

Grace Cossington Smith

Australia

1892 - 20 Dec 1984


Details


Date

1916


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

51.2 x 40.6 cm stretcher; 67.0 x 56.8 x 7.0 cm frame


Credit

Gift of Janna Bruce 1974


Accession number

22.1974


Artist information

Grace Cossington Smith

Artist profile

Works in the collection

25


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Colour, light and rhythm: tools for modernity', pg. 21-33, Sydney, 2013, 30 (colour illus.), 315.

Deborah Hart, Grace Cossington Smith, 'A room of her own', pg. 11-25, Canberra, 2005, 12 (colour illus.), 53, 123, 174.

Martyn Lyons, A history of the book in Australia 1891-1945, 'Reading models and reading communities', pg. 370-388, St. Lucia, 2001, 377 (illus.).

Roland Wakelin, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Post Impressionism in Sydney: Some personal recollections', pg. 91-95, Sydney, Jan 1962, 92.

Grace Cossington Smith, 'Deliberate frightfulness', pg. 41-52, Sydney, 1990, 48, 49 (colour illus.), 161. plate no. 15

Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Light in Sydney', pg. 30-41, Sydney, 1989, 33.

Project 21: Women's images of women, Sydney, 1977. cat.no. 41; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 31. cat.no. 36

Brought to Light: Australian Art 1850–1965 from the Queensland Art Gallery collection, 'A singular portrait. Grace Cossington Smith Portrait of a man', pg. 120-123, Brisbane, 1998, 120.

Australian painting 1788-1990, 'Leviticus 1913-32', pg. 167-204, South Melbourne, 1991, 174.