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Title

Halcyon


Artist

Lawson Balfour

Australia

17 Aug 1870 - 09 Feb 1966


Details


Place where the work was made

Dee Why Sydney New South Wales Australia


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

57.3 x 62.5 cm stretcher; 70.0 x 74.5 x 4.4 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., brown oil "Lawson Balfour". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1921


Location

Not on display


Accession number

642


Artist information

Lawson Balfour

Works in the collection

9


Place

Where the work was made
Dee Why

Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Ian Burn, National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'Reflections in private spaces', pg. 116-157, Sydney, 1990, 140, 141 (colour illus.). plate no. 106

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 41, by 'Lawrence Balfour' [sic]; not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 17a; titled 'Halcyon days'; not paginated

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 68 [Gallery No. 2]

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 7. cat.no. 30

Royal Art Society of New South Wales 42nd Annual Exhibition (1921), Sydney, 1921, 6, (illus.). cat.no. 45; titled 'Halryon' on page 6 with catalogue numbers, however spelt 'Halcyon' beside reproduction.

On the beach, Sydney, 1982, 15 (illus.). cat.no. 10

Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 95. no catalogue numbers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

The soldier, Sydney, 29 Jul 1921, (illus.).

Art & Music in early Dee Why, Neutral Bay, 2010, 17, 18. General reference