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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LXXXIII [83] 2008 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 LXXXIII [83], Perth, 2008.
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 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated page 3 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower / 18/4/08 - 29/5/08'. not titled. inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LXXXIII [vertically along spine]'. inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LXXXIII'. inscribed page 3 lower centre in black pencil, '118 paintings - (Liquid Spectrum Inks)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '2013.4491 [vertically along border]'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 13.8 h x 15.1 w x 1.9 d cm book (open) 13.8 h x 29.4 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4491
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.