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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

The fire-gutted Oorungal
not titled [craypots]
1941 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in black pencil 'Bush 41'. Signed centre left in black pencil 'Bush'. Titled centre right in black pencil 'The fire-gutted/Oorungal'.
Dimensions: image overall 19.4 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 23.0 h x 14.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1377
  • 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.