oil on paperboard
20.5 x 25.1 cm board; 39.2 x 44.1 x 3.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, incised and black ink "d Strachan XLV".
Not on display
© Estate of David Strachan
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Twentieth annual exhibition of the Contemporary Group (1945), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Jul 1945 -
Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950
David Strachan (1919-1970) Retrospective (1993):
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 04 Feb 1993–14 Mar 1993
- Brisbane City Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Brisbane 20 Mar 1993–18 Apr 1993
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 04 May 1993–20 Jun 1993
- Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat 23 Jul 1993–05 Sep 1993
Referenced in 6 publications
Felicity Fenner., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Strachan's deep, dark dream world', Sydney, 20 Feb 1993.
Steven Miller, Dogs in Australian art, 'Clash of artistic dogmas', pg. 15-20, Kent Town, 2012, 16 (colour illus.).
Denise Mimmocchi, Guide to the papers of David Edgar Strachan (1919-1970) in the Archive of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Poetry out of everyday life', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 2001, front and back cover (colour illus., detail), 36.
Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 9. cat.no. 8
Lou Klepac (Editor), David Strachan, Sydney, 1993, 15 (colour illus.), 124. plate no. 5
Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 197.