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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book VI [6] Particle madness 1987-88 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book VI [6] Particle madness, Perth, 1987-88.
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 front cover verso lower left in black marker, 'Brian Blanchflower.'. Dated front cover verso upper left in black marker, '8.11.87 / -13.6.88'. Titled front cover verso centre in black marker, "PARTICLE [underlined] / MADNESS [underlined]"'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'VI [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper right in black marker, '(Melbourne) / (Perth)'. Inscribed page 1 lower right in black pencil, '8.11.87'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 15.4 h x 10.4 w x 2.2 d cm book (open) 15.4 h x 19.3 w x 2.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4414
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.