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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LV [55] Cosmic life 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 LV [55] Cosmic life, Perth, 2002.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks (Liquid Spectrum Inks and Uni Paint Markers), synthetic polymer paint and acrylic paint (Matisse Flow and Daler Rowney acrylic) 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. / Brighton: 5/10/02 - 29/10/02 / Perth: 3/11/03 - 6/11/02 / 6/11/02 - 8/12/02'. Titled page 1 upper centre in black pencil, '"Cosmic Life": [underlined]'. Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LV [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LV'. Inscribed page 1 lower left to lower right in black pencil, '112 paintings: / Matisse Flow/Uni Paint Markers/Liquid Spectrum/Daler Rowney acrylic'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 15.6 h x 21.5 w x 1.9 d cm book (open) 15.5 h x 42.2 w x 1.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4463
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.