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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

Studio in plumber's shop, Essendon 1939 Place made: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper in old mauve matt

Primary Insc: Dated lower right in image '1939'. Signed, dated and titled lower right on matt 'Studio in Plumber's Shop, Essendon 1939/Charles Bush'. Signed, dated and titled verso lower edge of sheet 'Studio in the Plumber's shop. Essendon.1939./Charles Bush.'.
Dimensions: image 14.6 h x 12.2 w cm sheet 14.8 h x 12.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1406
  • 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.