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The last supper



Justin O'Brien

Australia, Italy

02 Aug 1917 – 17 Jan 1996

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Media category
    Materials used
    triptych: oil on canvas
    left and right panel 55.0 x 22.5 cm stretcher; centre panel 64.8 x 34.3 cm stretcher; 64.8 x 79.3 cm stretcher overall; 69.3 x 86.7 cm frame (irreg.) :

    a - left panel, 55 x 22.5 cm

    b - centre panel, 64.8 x 34.3 cm

    c - right panel, 55 x 22.5 cm

    Signature & date

    Signed u.r. corner centre panel, red oil "OBRIEN". Not dated.

    Purchased 1952
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Art Gallery of New South Wales

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    Artist information
    Justin O'Brien

    Works in the collection


  • Places

    Where the work was made


  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

    • D.R.W., Le Courrier Australien, 'Purchases and acquisitions for 1952', Sydney, 03 Apr 1953. page number unknown

    • James Gleeson., Sun, 'Praise for galleries exhibition', Sydney, 30 Jul 1952. page number unknown

    • James Gleeson., Sun, 'Acquisitions by Art Gallery', Sydney, 25 Mar 1953. page number unknown

    • Art Critic (Paul Haefliger)., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Sydney Group show is exciting', Sydney, 29 Jul 1952. page number unknown

    • Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia, Sydney, Dec 1969, 222 (colour illus.). dated erroneously as 1962

    • Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 147

    • Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, 'Art', Sydney, 06 Aug 1952. page number unknown

Other works by Justin O'Brien

See all 21 works