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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

Forest decor for 'Sigrid' c.1945 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, brush and ink, gouache and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled lower right in black pencil, 'Forest decor for 'Sigrid' '. inscribed along lower edge in black pencil, 'Wings' and 'Stage'.
Dimensions: image 15.4 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 24.8 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1363
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.