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Title

Lady in black

(circa 1923)


Artist

George Bell

Australia

01 Dec 1878 - 22 Oct 1966


Details


Other Titles

The lady in black

Study in black


Date

(circa 1923)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.0 x 63.5 cm; 89.7 x 76.9 x 8.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, brown/red oil "George Bell". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1923


Location

Not on display


Accession number

975


Artist information

George Bell

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 733 [Gallery No. 7]

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 7. cat.no. 28; titled 'Study in black'

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 180; priced 50 guineas

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 25; titled 'The lady in black'

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 6], Sydney, Dec 1923, 59 (illus.).