Clifford BAYLISS, not titled [Surrealist bird]. Enlarge 1 /1

Clifford BAYLISS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916 – England 1989

  • England from 1935

not titled [Surrealist bird]. 1945 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, gouache and black pencil Support: white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black ink, 'C. Bayliss 45'. not titled.
Dimensions: image 72.2 h x 34.4 w cm sheet 76.3 h x 50.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.929
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Gift from the artist's widow, London to Professor Bernard Smith, Melbourne
  • Deutscher-Menzies, 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