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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XX [20] 1996 to 1997 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover and gilt text on front cover lower centre, '[star] University of Brighton / TISSUE PROTECTED', containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XX [20], Perth, 1996-97.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in eight colour inks (Sakura Solid Markers) 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. / 1.6.96 - 11.4.97'. not titled. inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'XX [vertically along spine]'. inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XX [lines above and below text]'. inscribed front cover verso lower centre in black pencil, '-SAKURA SOLID MARKERS (8 COLOURS)'. inscribed page 1 lower right in black pencil, '43 [encircled]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.8 h x 15.4 w x 1.6 d cm book (open) 21.7 h x 30.4 w x 1.9 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4428
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.