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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XLVIII [48] Rock viruses September to October 2001 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XLVIII [48] Rock viruses, Perth, 2002.
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 centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower. / Sept. Oct 2001'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"Rock Viruses"[underlined]'. Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'XLVIII [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XLVII (XXX VIII)'. Inscribed page 1 lower left in black pencil, '90 Paintings (Liquid Spectrum)'. Inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '2013.4456 [vertically along margin]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.6 h x 26.9 w x 1.8 d cm book (open) 21.6 h x 52.6 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4456
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.