28 May 1890 - 21 Apr 1979
oil on hardboard
61.0 x 75.9 cm board; 63.2 x 78.5 x 2.3 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, white oil "GRACE CROWLEY -/50".
© Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Project 4 - Grace Crowley (1975), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 May 1975–08 Jun 1975
Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995
Spirit and place: art in Australia 1861-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 21 Nov 1996–31 Mar 1997
The Real Thing, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Bulleen, 08 Dec 1997–22 Feb 1998
Hard Edge, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1999–24 Oct 1999
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Referenced in 10 publications
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.).
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'.
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
Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 47 (colour illus.).
Juliana Engberg (Curator), The Real Thing, Australia, 1997, 30 (colour illus.), 85.
Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 4: Grace Crowley, Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 29