Painting book I  The comet (is coming)
1979-84 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.
Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book I  The comet (is coming), Perth, 1979-84.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and black ink and felt-tipped pen and black ink Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: Signed front cover verso upper left in felt-tipped pen and black ink, 'Brian Blanchflower.'.
Dated front cover verso upper right in black pencil, '79 [encircled]'.
Dated page 1 upper centre in pen and black ink, 'Nov. 84'.
Titled page 1 centre in pen and black ink, '"THE COMET / (IS COMING)"'.
Inscribed front cover verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Black Book No.1. Perth.'.
Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'I [vertically along spine]'.
Inscribed page 1 upper centre in felt-tipped pen and black ink, 'Drawings: [underlined] / June 84 -''.
Inscribed page 1 upper right in black pencil, '1 [encircled]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
book (closed) 21.7 h x 14.2 w x 1.8 d cm book (open) 21.6 h x 27.5 w x 2.3 d cm
: Gift of the artist 2013.
100 Works for 100 Years. Accession No
: NGA 2013.4409 Subject
: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.