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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book VIII [8] Colour-structures 1991-94 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover decorated in metallic silver and gold polka dots, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book VIII [8] Colour-structures, Perth, 1991-94.
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 and dated page 1 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower 1991 / - 1992 / - 1993 / 12.12.91 - / - 22.3.94 [underlined]'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"COLOUR-STRUCTURES" [underlined]'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'VIII [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'VIII [lines above and below text]'.
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 2013.4416
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.