- Place where the work was made
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
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".
- Purchased 1946
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Estate of Jeffrey Smart
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 7 exhibitions
Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950
Jeff Smart and Jacqueline Hick Exhibition (1946), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, Nov 1946 -
Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977
Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982
Arid Arcadia: art of the Flinders Ranges, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 30 Aug 2002–03 Nov 2002
Wastelands: A poetic legacy, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Aug 2005–09 Oct 2005
Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Carrick Hill, Australia, 12 Oct 2012–24 Feb 2013
Referenced in 13 publications
Alisa Bunbury, 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.).
Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Barry Pearce and Ursula Prunster, Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 1, 2, 5. cat.no. 7
Edmund Capon AM, OBE, I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Sydney, 2009, 182.
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.).
Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 13. cat.no. 27; titled 'The wastelands'
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, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Sydney, 2005, 47-48, 51.
Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Out of Adelaide', pg. 22-33, Sydney, 1999, 27, 28.
Barry Pearce, Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Kent Town, 2012, 38 (colour illus.), 128. cat.no. 11
Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 55 (colour illus.), 101. cat.no. 94
Jeffrey Smart, Not quite straight: a memoir, Port Melbourne, 1996, 69-70, 106-107, 312.
Jeffrey Smart, Edmund Capon AM, OBE and Australian Galleries Pty Ltd, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, Sydney, 2001, 27.
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