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Charles BUSH

Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1919 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • UK, Europe 1950-51
  • China 1956
  • UK, Europe, Egypt, Mexico, USA since 1961

not titled [group of figures praying in barren landscape] 1940's Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, paintings, cardboard; graphite; oil paint; paper drawing in oil paint and black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: image 27.2 h x 31.0 w cm sheet 27.2 h x 37.6 w cm backing 28.4 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1310
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1989.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from June Davies, Melbourne, August 1993.
  • June Davies with artist friends Charles Bush (1919-1989) and his companion Phyl Waterhouse (1917-1989) established Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, in 1962.