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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

Working drawing for "St Kilda Pier" c.1946 Place made: St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper in old matt

Primary Insc: signed lower left in image in black pencil, 'Bush'. not dated. Titled and inscribed lower left on matt in pen and black ink, 'Working drawing for 'St Kilda Pier' £2-2-0'.
Dimensions: image 31.6 h x 39.8 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 41.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1361
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.