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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

Bombed dwelling, Kupang (1945-46) Place made: Kupang, West Timor, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper (sketchbook sheet) mounted on brown paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in image, 'Bush.'. not dated. Titled lower right in image, 'Bombed dwelling - Koepang'.
Dimensions: image 25.8 h x 18.4 w cm sheet 27.7 h x 20.2 w cm backing 58.4 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1362
  • 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.