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Title

The wasteland II

1945


Artist

Jeffrey Smart

Italy, Australia

26 Jul 1921 - 20 Jun 2013


Details


Place where the work was made

Flinders Ranges South Australia Australia


Date

1945


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

60.9 x 73.4 cm stretcher; 75.8 x 86.5 x 6.3 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 59.5 x 70.3 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "JEFF SMART 45".


Credit

Purchased 1946


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7825


Artist information

Jeffrey Smart

Artist profile

Works in the collection

70


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Jeffrey Smart', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 62; not paginated

Steve Meacham, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Pure poetry of art's dreamers', pg. 14, Sydney, 14 Sep 2007, 14 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Focus on Wastelands: How the idea was born', pg. 16, Sydney, Sep 2005, 16, 17, 19 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Out of Adelaide', pg. 22-33, Sydney, 1999, 27, 28.

Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Kent Town, 2012, 38 (colour illus.), 128. cat.no. 11

Not quite straight: a memoir, Port Melbourne, 1996, 69-70, 106-107, 312.

Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 55 (colour illus.), 101. cat.no. 94

Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 1, 2, 5. cat.no. 7

Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 13. cat.no. 27; titled 'The wastelands'

Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, Sydney, 2001, 27.

I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Sydney, 2009, 182.

Jeffrey Smart, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Sydney, 2005, 47-48, 51.

Arid Arcadia: Art of the Flinders Ranges, 'The lure of the land: an artist's destination', pg. 110-139, Adelaide, 2002, 115 (colour illus.), 116, 118, 194 (illus.).