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Brian BLANCHFLOWER

Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LXXXV [85] 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 LXXXV [85], Perth, 2008.
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 Daler-Rowney 150g/m² acid free cartridge paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated page 3 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower 1/9/08 - 1/11/08 [underlined]'. not titled, inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LXXXV [vertically along spine]'. inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LXXXV [underlined]'. inscribed page 3 lower left in black pencil, '106 paintings'. inscribed page 3 lower right in black pencil, '(Liquid Spectrum Inks)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 15.7 h x 21.4 w x 2.0 d cm book (open) 15.5 h x 41.9 w x 2.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4493
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.