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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

The lookout tower and Devil's Punchbowl crater, Mt Gambier, South Australia 1948 Place made: Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in watercolour, gouache, and pen and brush and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink 'Charles Bush 48'. Signed, dated and titled verso lower right in black pencil 'The Lookout Tower/and Devils Piunchbowl Crater/Mt Gambier South Aust/Charles Bush 1948'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil '10 gns unframed'.
Dimensions: image 41.0 h x 55.6 w cm sheet 41.0 h x 55.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1332
  • 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.