26 Jul 1921 - 20 Jun 2013
From the Gallery Shop
5.5cm wide x 8.0cm high
synthetic polymer paint and oil on canvas
92.0 x 81.0 cm stretcher; 109.0 x 90.4 x 4.4 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, yellow and grey oil "JEFFREY SMART". Not dated.
Bequest of Mrs John Minter 1998
© Estate of Jeffrey Smart
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Jeffrey Smart (1973), Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Woollahra, 30 Nov 1973–31 Dec 1973
Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982
Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart (2002), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 12 Jan 2002–24 Feb 2002
The Australians, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Broken Hill, 14 Oct 2004–14 Dec 2004
Conquest of space: science fiction and contemporary art, College of Fine Art Galleries, UNSW, 22 May 2014–05 Jul 2014
Jeffrey Smart: constructed world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 May 2019–29 Sep 2019
Referenced in 7 publications
Andrew Frost, Conquest of space: science fiction and contemporary art, 'The engine of experience: contemporary art and SF', pg. 5-7, Sydney, 2014, 7, 40 (colour illus.), 43.
Lisa-Marie Murphy, Look, 'Future perspective', pg. 34-35, Sydney, Aug 2013, 32 (colour illus.).
Jill Sykes, Look, 'Smart recall: genesis of a gift for the collection', pg. 17, Sydney, May 2002, front cover (colour illus.), 2 (colour illus.), 17 (colour illus.).
Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery: Celebrating 100 years, Broken Hill, 2005. Four-page brochure issued to celebrate one hundred years of the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition 'The Australians' was held in the Sir Frank Espie Gallery.
Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart selections, Sydney, 2002. NOTE: no catalogue numbers; Margaret Olley selection.
Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 35 (illus.), 113. cat.no. 619
Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 8. cat.no. 40