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Title

Old gold

1998


Artist

John Firth-Smith

Australia

08 Jul 1943 -


Details


Date

1998


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

142.4 x 365.8 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.l. verso, black fibre-tipped pen "Firth. Smith 98".


Credit

Purchased 1998


Location

Not on display


Accession number

240.1998


Artist information

John Firth-Smith

Works in the collection

34


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • John Firth Smith, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Paddington, 09 Jul 1998–01 Aug 1998


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


John MacDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald, "Painting dead ? The picture's not so bleak", Sydney, 18 Jul 1998, illus..

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape and gesture', pg. 239-240, Sydney, 2000, 264 (colour illus.), 300.

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery (Editor), John Firth-Smith (1998), Sydney, Jul 1998, cover illus..