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Max GIMBLETT

New Zealand born 1935

  • Movements: United States of America from 1974

The Master said tears 1990 Painting, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Support: linen and cotton duck
Primary Insc: signed verso, on stretcher, l.c., black felt-tipped pen "MAX GIMBLETT"; dated verso, on stretcher, u.l., black felt-tipped pen "1990".
Secondary Insc: inscribed, verso, inside stretcher, u.r., black felt-tipped pen "ACRYLIC/OIL/TERPS [sic]/RABBITSKIN GLUE"; inscribed, verso, c.c., black paint "THE MASTER SAID TEARS"inscribed, verso, c.c., black felt-tipped pen "TIME TO LIVE / AND A TIME TO DIE".
irregular 114.5 h x 115.0 w x 6.5 d cm
Gift of Dr K. David G. Edwards (Ret.), from the David and Margery Edwards New York Art Collection, 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.419
©1990 Max Gimblett

Provenance:
  • the artist;
  • from whom bought by Margery and David Edwards, 13 December 1990, for their art collection;
  • given by Dr. K. David G. Edwards, Ret., M.D., B.S., (U. Syd), F.R.A.C.P., F.A.A.C.B.; Assoc. Prof. of Med., Weill Medical College of U. of Cornell, and Assoc. Prof. of Med., Rockefeller U.; Research Associate (Reader) Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (P. & S.), Assoc. Attending Physician Clinical Physiology and Renal Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, through the American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia to the National Gallery of Australia, August, 2005, cat.no.45.