oil on plaster of paris on hardboard
61.0 x 122.0 cm board; 66.0 x 126.3 x 7.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l., pencil "Michael Ayrton/ June-July 1960".
Not on display
© Michael Ayrton Productions
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Michael Ayrton: the Icarus theme, The Matthiesen Gallery, London, 06 Oct 1961–28 Oct 1961
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962
18 British paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, Jun 1965–Jul 1965
The Matthiesen Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Matthiesen Gallery 1961. Purchased from the exhibition 'Michael Ayrton: the Icarus theme', 6-28 October 1961. Received 27 April 1962.
Referenced in 6 publications
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 9 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 46. cat.no. 61
Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, vol 4, no 3, 'Acquisitions for 1962', Sydney, Apr 1963, 142, 143 (illus.).
Bryan Robertson, Motif 7, 'Ayrton and the theme of Icarus', pg. 34-44, London, Summer 1961, 44 (illus.).
Charles Spencer, Zygos, 'Michael Ayrton and Icarus', Athens, Summer 1962, 19.
The Matthiesen Gallery, Michael Ayrton: the Icarus theme, London, 1961. cat.no. 5?