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Title

Wreckage

1956


Artist

Margo Lewers

Australia

23 Apr 1908 - 20 Feb 1978


Details


Date

1956


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

91.4 x 121.9 cm board; 107.6 x 136.7 x 3.2 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 89.2 x 118.3 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r.corner, black oil "MARGO LEWERS 1956".


Credit

Marshall Bequest Fund 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9189


Artist information

Margo Lewers

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Pamela Bell, Margo Lewers Retrospective, Sydney, 2002, 14, 26 (colour illus.), 56. cat.no. 11

Contemporary Art Society (New South Wales), State Exhibition: Contemporary Art Society (N.S.W.) (1956), 'Catalogue', Sydney, Apr 1956, n. pag. cat.no. 99

Hal Missingham, The studio, 'Recent Australian Painting', pg. 33-41, 63, London, Feb 1957, 39 (illus.).

Laurence Thomas., Contemporary Australian painters, 'Foreword', Ottawa, 1957, (illus.). cat.no. 38; plate no. 9

Whitechapel Art Gallery (Compilator), Recent Australian Painting, 'Catalogue', pg. 22-28, London, 1961, 25. cat.no. 57