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Title

An interesting chapter

(circa 1911)


Artist

Max Meldrum

Scotland, Australia

03 Dec 1875 - 06 Jun 1955


Details


Other Title

The reading


Date

(circa 1911)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

99.5 x 89.5 cm stretcher; 115.7 x 105.8 x 8.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "MELDRUM". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1914


Location

Not on display


Accession number

681


Artist information

Max Meldrum

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 796 [Gallery No. 7]

Peter Perry and John Perry, Max Meldrum and associates: their art, lives and influences, 'Establishment of painting theory and school of painting', pg. 25-31, Victoria, 1996, 24 (illus.), 25, 129. titled 'Contes (Storytime) or (An interesting chapter)'; dated c.1911

Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens and Charles Lloyd Jones (Editors), Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 8], Sydney, 1920, (colour illus.). This work is titled 'The reading'.