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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

not titled [design for metal wall sculpture, State Savings Bank of Victoria, Stawell] 1967 Place made: North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing brush and ink, black pencil and metallic paints Support: paper mounted on brown paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'Bush 1967'. Titled lower right on backing in black pencil, 'BANKING INFLUENCE'. Inscribed lower right in ink, 'Rough drafts for a bank in Stawell'.
Dimensions: image 36.0 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 56.0 w cm backing 52.2 h x 76.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1336
Provenance:
  • 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.