Charles BUSH

Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1919 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • UK, Europe 1950-51
  • China 1956
  • UK, Europe, Egypt, Mexico, USA since 1961

Theme for State Savings Bank mural project, Geelong 1940's Place made: North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink, black pencil and gouache Support: paper folded in half

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'Charles Bush'. not dated. Titled centre left in pen and black ink 'Theme for State Savings Bank mural project - Geelong'.
Dimensions: image 15.2 h x 56.8 w cm sheet (folded) 46.8 h x 76.2 w cm sheet (open) 93.6 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1343
  • 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.