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Title

Painting

1941


Artist

Ralph Balson

Australia

12 Aug 1890 - 1964


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1941


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paperboard


Dimensions

78.7 x 63.5 cm board; 89.0 x 74.0 x 3.0 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 75 x 60.5 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION. Due to backing board support, the hardboard dimensions could not be obtained. Sight dimensions were recorded.


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, blue oil "R-BALSON-/41".


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA9.1965


Artist information

Ralph Balson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

18


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Bruce Adams, Ralph Balson A Retrospective, Bulleen, Jul 1989, 22 (colour illus.), 24, 76. cat.no. 9

Nicholas Chambers, Art and Australia (Vol. 40, No. 2), 'Ralph Balson: "Painting". Abstracting the invisible', pg. 250-251, Sydney, Dec 2002-Feb 2003, 250, 251 (colour illus.).

Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding, Cubism & Australian art, 'Re-picturing the Modern World 1940-1949', pg. 109-143, Melbourne, 2009, 132 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 47 (colour illus.).

Natalie Wilson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Grace Crowley / Ralph Balson / Frank Hinder / Margel Hinder', pg. 88-103, Sydney, 2002, 101, 142, 147.