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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XLIII [43] 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 XLIII [43], Perth, 2001.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks (Liquid Spectrum Inks) 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 left in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower / 14/4/2001 - 8/5/2001'. not titled. inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'XLIII [vertically along spine]'. inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XLII [lines above and below text]'. inscribed page 1 lower left in black pencil, '55 Paintings'. inscribed page 1 lower right in black pencil, '(Liquid Spectrum)'. inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '2013.4451 [vertically along margin]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.9 h x 26.8 w x 1.9 d cm book (open) 21.9 h x 52.3 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4451
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.