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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book IX [9] Colour-text structures 1994 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 IX [9] Colour-text structures, Perth, 1994.
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. / 22.3.94 - 22.8.94'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"COLOUR-TEXT STRUCTURES" [underlined]'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'IX [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'IX [lines above and below text]'. Inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '[arrow pointing left] 22/8/94'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: 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
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4417
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.