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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

Fernery at Waterhouses' 1940's Place made: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and brush and ink over wax crayon Support: paper in old cardboard matt

Primary Insc: signed lower left in image, 'Charles Bush'. not dated. Titled lower left in image, 'Fernery at Waterhouses'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right on matt, '10 gns'.
Dimensions: image 38.0 h x 50.8 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 50.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1411
  • 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.