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Title

The Kiss of Judas

(1947)


Artist

Justin O'Brien

Australia, Italy

02 Aug 1917 - 17 Jan 1996


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(1947)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

40.6 x 60.3 cm board; 55.8 x 76.1 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed u.r. corner, dark blue oil "O'BRIEN". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7996


Artist information

Justin O'Brien

Works in the collection

20


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xii, (illus.). plate no. 70

[Paul Haefliger]., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Exhibition by Justin O'Brien', Sydney, 24 Oct 1947.

Tatlock Miller., Sun, 'Christian art of J O'Brien', Sydney, 23 Oct 1947.

Tatlock Miller, Art and design, 'Recent paintings of Justin O'Brien', pg. 7, Sydney, 1949, 7.

Tatlock Miller., Exhibition of oils and drawings by Justin O'Brien, 'Foreword', Sydney, 1947.

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 65

Natalie Wilson, Justin O'Brien: the sacred music of colour, 'Justin O'Brien and the art of transfiguration', pg. 23-145, Sydney, 2010, 40 (colour illus.), 41, 158, 164. cat.no. 21

Catalogue for the Inaugural Exhibition by the Merioola Group of Sydney, Melbourne, 1947. cat.no. 19; priced 40 guineas

100 years of Australian painting, Sydney, 1948. cat.no. 65

The art of Justin O'Brien, Sydney, 1982, 16, 92 (illus.), 106. figure no. 3

Religious art: from the permanent collection, Sydney, 1961. cat.no. 10

A study of Australian art, Sydney, 1949, xiii, 141 (illus.). plate no. 75

Justin O'Brien catalogue supplement, Sydney, 2010, 11. cat.no. 21

The Australian artist, '1947–1948', pg. 27, East Melbourne, Winter 1948, 27 (illus.).

Age, 'Paintings of a cosmopolitan', Melbourne, 09 Sep 1947.