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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

Phyl Waterhouse 1938 Place made: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed centre left in black pencil 'Bush'. Dated and titled lower left in black pencil 'Phyl. 1938'. Signed, dated, tiltled and inscribed verso lower edge in pen and black ink 'Phyl Waterhouse/by Charles Bush 1938 Essendon'.
Dimensions: image 14.8 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 19.8 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1302
  • 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.