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Title

The art of illustration

1983


Artist

Robert Rooney

Australia

24 Sep 1937 - 21 Mar 2017


Details


Date

1983


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on canvas


Dimensions

114.2 x 168.0 x 5.0 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Signed u.r. verso on canvas, brown synthetic polymer paint ".../ ROBERT ROONEY/ .../ ...". Not dated.


Credit

Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

233.2015


Artist information

Robert Rooney

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Bonhams Australia, Bonhams Australia: Important Australian and international art including private collections curated by John Cruthers, Tuesday 16 June 2015, Sydney, Sydney, Jun 2015, 54, 55 (colour illus.). lot no. 25

Philip Brophy, From the homefront: Robert Rooney works 1953-1988, 'Robert Rooney as pop', pg. 22-28, Clayton, 1990, 25-27, 57. cat.no. 57

Ashley Crawford, Tension, 'Snap crackle pop', pg. 34-37, South Yarra, Oct 1990-Nov 1990, 36.