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Title

Six visits to the almost unknown plateau near Lillimilura police station ruins, Western Australia

1984-1987


Artist

John Walter Wolseley

England, Australia

21 Apr 1938 -


Details


Place where the work was made

Australia


Date

1984-1987


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

watercolour, pencil, pen and black ink, found ochres, collage on 43 sheets on canvas


Dimensions

152.0 x 198.0 cm image; 175.5 x 220.7 x 8.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "John Wolseley/ 84/87".


Credit

Gift of the ANZ Bicentennial Art Commission 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

448.1988


Artist information

John Walter Wolseley

Works in the collection

6


Place

Where the work was made
Australia

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Terrains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 1999–25 Jul 1999


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Jan Minchin, The ANZ bicentennial art commissions, 'John Wolseley', pg. 24-25, Melbourne, 1987, 24, 25 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Earth and paradise', pg. 283-284, Sydney, 2000, 288 (colour illus.), 302.

Josko Petkovic, Nomadism - John Wolseley. Twelve years in Australia - paintings and drawings, 'The coming of the Nomad', pg. 5-7, Melbourne, 1988, 5.