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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XXXII [32] The structure of colour 1999 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XXXII [32] The structure of colour, Perth, 1999.
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. / 17/5/99 - 5/12/99'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"THE STRUCTURE OF COLOUR" [underlined]'. Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'XXXII [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XXXII'. Inscribed page 1 lower left in black pencil, '216 Paintings.'. Inscribed back cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'Colleen died at 3.25am 24th Oct.1999 / at home in Bedfordale.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 28.1 h x 21.2 w x 2.4 d cm book (open) 28.1 h x 41.4 w x 2.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4440
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.