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Clifford BAYLISS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916 – England 1989

  • England from 1935

Nude with hair caught in a door [recto]
Adam's rib (the birth of Eve) [verso]
c.1945 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso lower right in image in black pencil, 'LB. 129'
Dimensions: image [recto] 31.2 h x 24.8 w cm image [verso] 31.2 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.928AB
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • With the artist until his death in 1989.
  • By descent to Josephine Bayliss, the atist's widow.
  • Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Melbourne
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007