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Title

The trial

1949


Artist

Merlyn Evans

Wales

13 Mar 1910 - 31 Oct 1973


Details


Date

1949


Media category

Painting


Materials used

tempera on duck


Dimensions

91.7 x 152.3 cm; 116.3 x 177.3 x 9.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black paint "Evans 49".


Credit

Purchased 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8695


Artist information

Merlyn Evans

Works in the collection

18


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1952


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


European Masters', The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat.no. 3

Eric Newton, Sunday Times, 'An Important Picture', London, 28 Aug 1949.

Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 55 (illus.).

Merlyn Evans, London, 1956, (illus.). Plate no. XIII

Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 252 (colour illus.).

Catalogue of the seventeenth annual exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture by artists of fame and of promise: part two, London, 1949. cat.no. 120

Daily Mail, London, 07 Sep 1949, (illus.).

Rand Daily Mail, Johannesburg, 31 Aug 1949.

Daily Graphic, Unknown, 30 Aug 1949.

South Wales Post, Unknown, 27 Oct 1955.

British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 78. cat.no. 613