- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on paperboard
- 70.5 x 55.0 cm board; 87.5 x 72.0 x 2.5 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, purple oil "R.BALSON.37".
- Gift of Mr W Balson the artist's son 1965
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Ralph Balson Estate
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Exhibition I, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 17 Aug 1939–02 Sep 1939
Balson, Crowley, Fizelle, Hinder:
Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977
Ralph Balson: a retrospective:
- Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne 15 Aug 1989–24 Sep 1989
- Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle 06 Oct 1989–19 Nov 1989
- Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong 01 Dec 1989–28 Jan 1990
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 14 Feb 1990–01 Apr 1990
- University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane 12 Apr 1990–24 May 1990
Australian Painters Seeing Cézanne, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Nov 1998–17 Jan 1999
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Referenced in 9 publications
Bruce Adams, Ralph Balson A Retrospective, Bulleen, Jul 1989, 7 (colour illus.), 21, 50, 73. cat.no. 3
Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Sydney divided', pg. 138-165, Sydney, 1989, 138 (colour illus.), 139, 144. plate no. 101
Alan McCulloch and Susan McCulloch, The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, St Leonards, 1994, 397 (colour illus.).
Susan McCulloch, Alan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs, The new McCulloch's encyclopedia of Australian art, Carlton, 2006, 239 (colour illus.).
Paul McGillick, Aspect: Art and Literature, 'The importance of Ralph Balson', pg. 4-17, Mona Vale, Winter 1981, 5, 7 (illus.), 15.
Ursula Prunster (Curator), Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 30. cat.no. 1
Daniel Thomas, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Modern Australia: Colour in art 1910s-1950s', pg. 3-11, Sydney, 2008, 8-9, 11.
Daniel Thomas, Gallery A Sydney 1964 - 1983, 'Ralph Balson and Gallery A', pg. 103-115, Campbelltown, 2009, 109.
Sarah Thomas, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'The Sydney schools: Dorrit Black's Modern Art Centre and the Crowley-Fizelle School', pg. 262-265, Sydney, 2013, 265 (colour illus.), 310, 320.
Other works by Ralph Balson
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