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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 5 penny postage stamp, wine theme]. (1961) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink, brush and black ink and pencil with photograph attached Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Charles Bush'. not dated. inscribed in pen and black ink as parts of image, 'WINE / 5D / AUSTRALIA'.
Dimensions: image 52.4 h x 44.2 w cm sheet 76.2 h x 54.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1344
  • 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.