Painting book XLII  54 meditations
2001 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black matte acrylic-coated cover and gilt text on back cover lower centre, 'DALER-ROWNEY / 150 g/m² acid free cartridge paper', containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.
Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XLII  54 meditations, Perth, 2001.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks (Liquid Spectrum Ink and Quink) and synthetic polymer paint Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth cream wove Daler-Rowney 150g/m² acid free cartridge paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated page 1 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower. / 18/3/2001 - 24/4/2001'.
Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"54 Meditations" [underlined]'.
Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'XLII [vertically along spine]'.
Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XLII [lines above and below text]'.
Inscribed page 1 lower centre in black pencil, '(Spectrum Ink/Liquid Specturm/Quink)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
book (closed) 15.5 h x 10.9 w x 1.6 d cm book (open) 15.5 h x 21.1 w x 1.8 d cm
: Gift of the artist 2013.
100 Works for 100 Years. Accession No
: NGA 2013.4450 Subject
: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.