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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LXXVII [77] Serra plates 2007 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book LXXVII [77] Serra plates, Perth, 2007.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks (Liquid Spectrum Inks) Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated page 3 lower left in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower / 23.5.07 - 1.8.07'. Titled page 3 upper left in black pencil, "SERRA PLATES"[underlined]'. Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LXXVII [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LXXVII [underlined]'. Inscribed back cover verso lower right in black pencil, 'made in India'. Inscribed page 3 lower right in black pencil, '138 Paintings (Liq. Spec. Inks)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 15.5 h x 21.8 w x 2.4 d cm book (open) 15.2 h x 41.7 w x 2.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4485
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.