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Title

Flag for an Australian backyard no. 2 (Flag of my disposition no. 13)

(circa 1980)


Artist

Ken Whisson

Australia

1927 -


Details


Date

(circa 1980)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

99.5 x 119.5 cm stretcher; 101.0 x 122.4 x 4.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Patrick White 1981


Accession number

255.1981


Artist information

Ken Whisson

Works in the collection

16


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Glenn Barkley and Lesley Harding (Curators), Ken Whisson: as if, Bulleen, 2012, 155 (colour illus.). cat.no. 109

Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 69.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 89, 155.

Ann Proudfoot, An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'An expanded view', pg. 5-23, Orange, 2011, 14 (colour illus.), 23, 123.

Alan Sisley, Central Western Daily, 'An expanded view something to see', n.pag., Orange, 2011, n.pag.. Article relates to the exhibition 'An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection' held at Orange Regional Gallery in 2011.