Cartoon for 'Australian beach pattern'
06 Dec 1890 - 17 Oct 1961
pencil, pen and black ink, squared on ivory wove paper
91.8 x 121.2 cm sheet; 113.2 x 144 x 7 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., pen and brown ink "CHARLES MEERE 1939".
Not on display
© Charles Meere Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1939), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 04 Aug 1939–25 Aug 1939
On the Beach, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Dec 1982–28 Dec 1982
Charles Meere 1890-1961, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 09 Oct 1987–15 Nov 1987
Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990
Everyday Life, prints, drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European Art:
Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998
Strike a pose, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, 13 Feb 2004–04 Apr 2004
The naked and the nude, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 13 Sep 2008–07 Dec 2008
Referenced in 9 publications
Elizabeth Cross, The Naked and the Nude, 'The Naked and the Nude', pg. 16-29, Ballarat, 2008, 23, 86 (colour illus.), 134. no catalogue numbers
Joy Eadie, Discovering Charles Meere: Art and allusion, Braddon, 2017, front papers and end papers (colour illus.), 39 (colour illus.), 44 (details) (colour illus.), 46-48 (details) (colour illus.), 96.
Merryn Gates, Strike a pose: Hunter art.1 art tourist 2004, 'Putting you in the picture', pg. 8-16, Lake Macquarie, 2004, 9 (colour illus.), 13-14, 18.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 61
Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 59 (illus.). cat.no. 48
S.H. Ervin Gallery (Organiser), Linda Slutzkin (Curator) and Dinah Dysart (Curator), Charles Meere 1980-1961, New South Wales, 1987, pg. 18 as 'The beach'.
Linda Slutzkin, On the beach, Sydney, 1982, 18 (illus.). cat.no. 14
Society of Artists, Society of Artists annual exhibiiton (1939), New South Wales, 1939. cat.no. 11 as 'Working cartoon, the beach'
Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 116