The stilt race
26 Jul 1921 - 20 Jun 2013
oil on plywood
56.3 x 91.3 cm board; 61.8 x 97.3 x 5.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, white oil "JEFFREY SMART". Not dated.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Recent Australian Painting, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Jun 1961–Jul 1961
Jeffrey Smart (1961), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Oct 1961 -
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962
Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977
Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jun 1982–08 Aug 1982
Jeffrey Smart retrospective (1999-2000):
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011:
Referenced in 11 publications
Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 123 (colour illus.), 146, 147.
William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, 'Introduction', pg. 4-7, Melbourne, 1984, 55 (colour illus.).
Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Jeffrey Smart', Sydney, 1976, illus.. cat.no. 63; not paginated
Terence Mullaly., The daily telegraph and morning post, 'Great impact of paintings by Australians', London, 06 Jun 1961, (illus.). Review of exhibition of Australian art held at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
Jeffrey Smart - A review exhibition, Sydney, 1982, 6. cat.no. 15
Master of stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940–2011, Kent Town, 2012, 54-55 (colour illus.), 130. cat.no. 28
Jeffrey Smart, 'Art and life in South Australia', pg. 24-69, Sydney, 2005, 56 (colour illus.), 126, 253.
City art, 'Menace and the city', Victoria, 1978, 33 (illus.), 107 (colour illus.).
Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra, 1983, 107 (illus.). cat.no. 360
The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, 21 Jun 1961, (illus.). Review of exhibition of Australian art held at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, by Marjorie Bruce-Milne.
Jeffrey Smart retrospective, 'Sydney Period 1951-63', pg. 83-96, Sydney, 1999, 86 (colour illus.), 204. cat.no. 15