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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

Sabre maintenance, Butterworth RAAF Base, Malaya 1961 Place made: Butterworth, Pinang, Malaysia
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; paper drawing in red and black conté crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled lower left in black pencil, 'Sabre maintenance - Butterworth RAAF Base Malaya 1961'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of work on side of aircraft, 'S4'.
Dimensions: image 35.8 h x 54.4 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1322
  • 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.