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Title

Gum blossoms

(circa 1942)


Artist

Grace Cossington Smith

Australia

1892 - 20 Dec 1984


Details


Other Titles

Flowerpiece

Gum blossom


Date

(circa 1942)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paperboard


Dimensions

57.2 x 47.5 cm board; 68.8 x 59.2 x 3.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner, black ink "G Cossington Smith". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1943


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7329


Artist information

Grace Cossington Smith

Artist profile

Works in the collection

26


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'The modern movement in Australia', pg. 181-213, South Melbourne, 1979, 182, 185 (illus.). plate no. 64; titled 'Flowerpiece'

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Grace Cossington Smith', pg. 510-521, Sydney, Jan 1970, 522 (illus.). titled 'Gum blossom'