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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XXI [21] Shimmer 1996 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black matte acrylic-coated cover and gilt text on back cover lower right, 'SEAWHITE of Brighton', containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XXI [21] Shimmer, Perth, 1996.
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 SEAWHITE of Brighton paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated page 1 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower. / 22.7.96 [arrow pointing right] / 16.9.96.'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"SHIMMER"[underlined] -'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'XXI [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XXI [lines above and below text]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 14.5 h x 14.1 w x 2.6 d cm book (open) 14.4 h x 27.4 w x 2.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4429
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.