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Title

Abstract painting

1950


Artist

Grace Crowley

Australia

28 May 1890 - 21 Apr 1979


Details


Date

1950


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

61.0 x 75.9 cm board; 63.1 x 78.5 x 2.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, white oil "GRACE CROWLEY -/50".


Credit

Purchased 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8720


Artist information

Grace Crowley

Artist profile

Works in the collection

32


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xi, (illus.). plate no. 62

Sue Cramer, Colour sensation: the works of Melinda Harper, 'Colour sensation: the works of Melinda Harper', pg. 21-36, Bulleen, 2015, 26, 27 (colour illus.).

Juliana Engberg (Curator), The Real Thing, Australia, 1997, 30 (colour illus.), 85.

Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 47 (colour illus.).

Ross Mellick and Nick Waterlow, Spirit and place: Art in Australia 1861-1996, Sydney, Nov 1996, 146.

Andrew Sayers, Australian art, 'Icon and abstraction 1951-68', pg. 174-195, Oxford, 2001, 176 (colour illus.). plate no. 98

Jill Skyes, Look, 'Grace Crowley: a relationship hidden in the archives', pg. 26-27, Sydney, Sep 2010, 26, 27. General reference, article relates to Dianne Ottley's 'Grace Crowley's Contribution to Australian Modernism and Geometric Abstraction'.

Daniel Thomas AM (Curator), Project 4: Grace Crowley, Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 29

Natalie Wilson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Grace Crowley / Ralph Balson / Frank Hinder / Margel Hinder', pg. 88-103, Sydney, 2002, 92 (colour illus.), 142, 147.

Grace Crowley's contribution to Australian modernism and geometric abstraction, 'Partnership in abstraction', pg. 105-130, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, 123 (illus.). figure 5.5