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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book V [5] The generative eyre 1986 to 1987 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book V [5] The generative eyre, Perth, 1986-87.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks and synthetic polymer paint Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed page 1 lower centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower.'. Dated page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '19.6.86 - / 26.9.86 [underlined]'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"The Generative Eyre" [underlined]'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'V [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed page 1 centre in black pencil, '"The Ghost of Mark Rothko" - / 6.10.86 [underlined] / "Nights" (Z - K) 21.10. - 19.11.86 [underlined] / "Intelligences" 5.11.86 - 4.6.87 [underlined] / "Homages" 28.8.87 [underlined] / "Intelligencies" - 28.8.87 - / 13/10/87 [underlined] / "SKYBOATS" I-VI - 13.10.87 [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.7 h x 14.6 w x 2.3 d cm book (open) 21.6 h x 26.9 w x 2.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4413
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.