The lady in black
Study in black
oil on canvas
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.
Not on display
© Reproduced with permission
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 15 Sep 1923–13 Oct 1923
150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938
One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946
100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948
Referenced in 5 publications
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.).