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Title

Nocturne landscape

1958


Artist

Jon Molvig

Australia

27 May 1923 - 15 May 1970


About

This work was a finalist in the 1959 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1961.


Details


Other Titles

Nocturne with cattle grid

Landscape


Place where the work was made

Brisbane Queensland Australia


Date

1958


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint and oil on hardboard


Dimensions

76.0 x 152.5 cm board; 89.0 x 165.4 x 4.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "Molvig 58".


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA4.1961


Wynne Prize

- 1959


Artist information

Jon Molvig

Works in the collection

25


Place

Where the work was made
Brisbane

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Pamela Bell, Art and Australia (Vol. 8, No. 2), 'Jon Molvig - an appreciation', pg. 122, Sydney, Sep 1970, 122.

Betty Churcher, Molvig: the lost Antipodean, 'Five: The figure in the landscape', pg.71-88, Victoria, 1984, 74, 78 (illus.), 79, 85.

Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 23 Jan 1960.

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1962, (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1959, Sydney, 1959. cat.no. 16

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily Mirror, Sydney, 25 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 27 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 22 Jan 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 29 Apr 1959.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, 30 Jan 1960.