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Title

The white peacock

circa 1960


Artist

Edward Burra

England

26 Mar 1905 - 22 Oct 1976


Details


Date

circa 1960


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour over pencil


Dimensions

92.0 x 149.0 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r., ink "E.J. Burra". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WB3.1961


Artist information

Edward Burra

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Alex Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Lefevre Gallery 1961. Purchased from the exhibition 'Recent watercolours by Edward Burra' 6-28 July 1961.


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Edward Burra: complete catalogue, Oxford, 1985, (illus.). cat.no. 281

Anna Waldmann, British watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1980. no catalogue numbers

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 55 (colour illus.).

Watercolours by Edward Burra, London, 1961. cat.no. 6