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Nancy Goldfinch


08 Dec 1911 – 10 Jun 2010

  • Details

    Media category
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    25.0 x 30.0 cm stretcher; 38.0 x 43.2 x 3.3 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. corner, pencil "N. GOLDFINCH.". Not dated.

    Gift of the artist 2000
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Estate of Nancy Goldfinch

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    Artist information
    Nancy Goldfinch

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  • About

    Nancy Goldfinch studied plein air painting with Will Ashton, then at the Royal Society of Art with Sydney Long, and later at Dattilo Rubbo's school, where she was introduced to the work of Cézanne and van Gogh. Travelling to England in the early 1930s she continued her studies at the Chelsea School of Art and in Cornwall with British artist SJ Lamorna Birch.
    Clearly demonstrating her admiration of the works of Cézanne, Derain and Marquet, this painting was included in her second solo exhibition at Macquarie Galleries in 1940; where her oil and watercolour landscapes of England and Bruges sold well and received much favourable critical comment in the press.

    Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 5 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

    • Johanna Fischbein., Nancy Goldfinch: 'A particular form of meditation', 'Introduction', Newcastle, 1994, front cover (colour illus.). not paginated; mentioned in 'Introduction'; cat.no.23; private collection

    • Johanna Fischbein, Artemis, 'Nancy Goldfinch: rediscovery of an artist's life', pg. 6-10, Newcastle, Apr 1994-Jun 1994, 8 (illus.), 9.

    • Editor Unknown (Editor), Nine to five, 'Macquarie Galleries Exhibition', pg. 15, Sydney, 26 Oct 1992, 15 (illus.).

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