The evangelist, John Mark
25 Jul 1910 - Jul 1981
The evangelist John Mark
oil on canvas
95.0 x 70.0 cm stretcher; 106.5 x 81.2 x 3.7 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown-red oil "KMIT/ 1953".
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 8 exhibitions
The Blake Prize 1953, Mark Foys Gallery, Apr 1953 -
Gallery Society first loan exhibition (1955), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Sep 1955 -
Contemporary Australian Painting - Pacific Loan Exhibition (1956):
Contemporary Australian art (1960), Charles Birks & Co., 14 Mar 1960 -
Contemporary Australian paintings (1961), Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, 01 Nov 1961 -
Inaugural exhibition (1961), Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Nov 1961 -
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962
O Soul O Spirit O Fire: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Blake Prize for Religious Art, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 23 Nov 2001–24 Feb 2002
Referenced in 8 publications
Our Art Critic, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Exhibition reveals vitality in art', pg. 2, Sydney, 16 Nov 1956, 2.
Rosemary Crumlin., O Soul O Spirit O Fire, 'Beginnings', Brisbane, 2001. exhibition list; not paginated
James Gleeson, Contemporary Australian painting, Unknown, 1956, (colour illus.). cat.no. 51; titled 'The evangelist John Mark'; Collection: Mr Barry Stern; not paginated
Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 61 (colour illus.). Collection: Museum of Modern Art, Sydney
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 08 Apr 1953.
Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 15 Apr 1953.
Unknown (Editor), Sun, Sydney, 09 Apr 1953.
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'Jerusalem', pg. 54-64, Carlton, 2002, 54.