Bernard BOLES, Going for a swim Enlarge 1 /1

Bernard BOLES

Australia 1912 – 2001

  • England, United States of America 1946-47
  • England 1949-64

Going for a swim 1946 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and gouache Support: thick white paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left in image in black ink, 'Boles 46'. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Boles 189 MITCHELL ST NORTHCOTE N16'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil, [illegible measurements for framing]. Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '15/-'.
Dimensions: image 32.0 h x 39.8 w cm sheet 34.0 h x 41.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.933
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Charles Nodrum 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