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Title

Poppies, fruit and skull

1953


Artist

John Passmore

Australia

04 Feb 1904 - 09 Oct 1984


Details


Date

1953


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil and charcoal on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

45.7 x 61.0 cm board; 55.6 x 70.7 x 6.3 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, purple oil "J P". Not dated.
Signed c. verso on brown paper, pen and black ink "John Passmore".


Credit

Purchased 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8980


Artist information

John Passmore

Works in the collection

36


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Penelope Curtin and Tansy Curtin, Blooms and brushstrokes: a floral history of Australian art, 'Flowers A-Z: Poppy', pg. 152-155, Mile End, 152, 153-154 (colour illus.), 195.

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 62 (illus.).

Christine France, New Directions 1952-1962, 'New directions 1952-1962', pg. 7-19, Sydney, 1991, 41. cat.no. 13

Grahame Kime., Flora: still life moving fast, 'Flora still moving fast', Gymea, 2008, (colour illus.). not paginated

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting, 'Introduction', pg. 5-6, Auckland, 1957, 13. cat.no. 26

Barry Pearce, John Passmore 1904-84, Sydney, 1984, 59 (colour illus.). cat.no. 32

Ursula Prunster (Curator), Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 30. cat.no. 26