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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LIV [54] Kaija 2002 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 LIV [54] Kaija, Perth, 2002.
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 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. / 14/7/02 - 23/11/02'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"Kaija"[underlined]'. Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LIV [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LIV [lines above and below text]'. Inscribed back cover verso upper left in black pencil, '(to Kaija Saariaho)'. Inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '2013.4462 [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 2013.4462
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.