Margaret Olley in the Louvre Museum
26 Jul 1921 - 20 Jun 2013
oil on canvas
67.0 x 110.0 cm stretcher; 81.3 x 125.4 x 8.3 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, white oil "JEFFREY SMART". Not dated.
Bequest of Ian Whalland 1997
© Estate of Jeffrey Smart
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Jeffrey Smart retrospective (1999-2000):
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Jeffery Smart: The question of portraiture, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 04 Mar 2009–13 Apr 2009
Portraits: Margaret Olley, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Murwillumbah, 12 May 2017–10 Sep 2017
Jeffrey Smart: constructed world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 May 2019–29 Sep 2019
Referenced in 9 publications
Christopher Allen, The Weekend Australian, 'About face', pg. 18-19, Canberra, 21 Mar 2009-22 Mar 2009, 18 (colour illus.), 19. Exhibition review for 'Jeffrey Smart: The question of portraiture' at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria.
Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart: drawings and studies 1942-2001, 'Jeffrey Smart and the art of drawing', pg. 15-19, Sydney, 2001, 18 (colour illus.), 160 (colour illus.). figure no. 56; cat.nos. 193 & 194 are studies for this painting
Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 146.
Edmund Capon, Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Still, Silent, Composed', pg. 12-21, Sydney, 1999, 19, 20, 181 (colour illus.). cat.no. 78
Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Getting Smart', pg. 14, Sydney, 04 Sep 1999, 14s. This article appears in the Spectrum section of the newspaper.
Jeffrey Smart, Look, 'A pat on the back', pg. 14-15, Sydney, Jun 2002, 14. Photograph of Jeffrey Smart and Margaret Olley standing in front of the painting during the exhibition 'Parallel Visions'.
Judith White, Look, 'Smartpeople', pg. 20-21, Melbourne, Sep 1999, 21 (colour illus.).
Jeffrey Smart: the question of portraiture, 'Form and function', pg. 5-7, Mornington, 2009, 6, 7 (colour illus.), 23. cat.no. 35
I blame Duchamp: my life's adventures in art, 'Jefrrey Smart: a man of great composure', pg. 179-190, Sydney, 2009, 190.