Clifford BAYLISS, Carboniferous fantasy [recto]; Conjurer, Bedford Theatre [verso] Enlarge 1 /1

Clifford BAYLISS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916 – England 1989

  • England from 1935

Carboniferous fantasy [recto]
Conjurer, Bedford Theatre [verso]
c.1945 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed with studio stamp verso lower left 'Cliff Bayliss'. not dated. Titled recto lower left in pen and black ink 'Carboniferous fantasy'. Title verso upper right in pen and black ink 'Conjurer/Bedford Theatre'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left upside down in black pencil with estate number 'LB105'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 31.4 h x 19.2 w cm image (verso) 29.5 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 32.0 h x 19.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.177AB
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1989.
  • By descent to Josephine Bayliss, the atist's widow.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Melbourne, April 2005.