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Title

Baby (Study for 'The idle hour')

(1933)


Artist

Arthur Murch

Australia

08 Jul 1902 - 23 Sep 1989


About

This is a study for the infant in a painting by Arthur Murch in the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection ‘The idle hour’ 1933, purchased in 1933 (accession no. 873). The reverse orientation of the figure and numerous holes in the paper, suggest it was used as a cartoon for the final work.


Details


Date

(1933)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, sanguine on paper


Dimensions

37.0 x 50.5 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Michelle and John Murch 2016


Location

Not on display


Accession number

230.2016


Artist information

Arthur Murch

Works in the collection

30