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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book VII [7] Atmospheres 1988 to 1991 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover decorated in metallic silver polka dots, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book VII [7] Atmospheres, Perth, 1988-91.
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 front cover verso upper centre in black pencil, '19/7/88 - 4/12/91 [underlined]'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"ATMOSPHERES" [underlined by squiggly line]'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'VII [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'VII [lines above and below text]'. Inscribed page 1 centre left to lower right in black pencil, '"STATIONS OF THE CROSS" [underlined] (6) / 21/11/88 - 9.12.88 / "BELIEF SYSTEMS" [underlined] / 22/12/88 - 16.5.89 / "ZONES/FORMS" [underlined] / 26.5.89 - 23.1.90 / "Homage to Xendris [illegible]" [underlined] 3.7.91 - 4.12.91'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.8 h x 14.1 w x 2.3 d cm book (open) 21.7 h x 26.8 w x 2.6 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4415
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.