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Sketch for 'Sanary, France'

(circa 1925)


Rupert Bunny

Australia, France

29 Sep 1864 - 25 May 1947


Other Titles

No. 3 Landscape ["A Catalogue of Australian Oil Paintings", Bernard Smith 1953, pg.38]

French landscape


(circa 1925)

Media category


Materials used

oil on paper


19.5 x 23.5 cm sheet

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Purchased 1948


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Rupert Bunny

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 7 publications


Georges Gallery, Sketches by Rupert Bunny, Melbourne, 1948. no cat no.; probably exhibited

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Rupert Bunny', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). 16; not paginated; titled 'French landscape (No. 3)'; dated circa 1920s

Macquarie Galleries, Rupert Bunny: Small sketches, Sydney, 1948. 3; priced 15 guineas

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 38. 8127; titled 'French Landscape (No. 3 Landscape)

Smith & Singer (Compilator), Sotheby's: Fine Australian and European Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Photographs and Sculpture, including the Hugh Jamieson collection of contemporary art, Woollahra, Nov 1996, (colour illus.). 164; Painting titled 'Sanary, France' for which the Gallery has the sketch for this work

David Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Rupert Bunny', pg. 550-575, Sydney, Oct 1970, 555, 571 (illus.). titled 'French landscape sketch', dated 1920s

David Thomas, Rupert Bunny: artist in Paris, 'Fleeting, euphoric moments: Rupert Bunny's landscapes', pg. 165-185, Sydney, 2009. General reference