John BAINBRIDGE, Wise men fly BEA Enlarge 1 /1


Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1918 – London, England 1978

  • England from 1945

Wise men fly BEA 1960 Place made: Surrey, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache drawing in brush and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Inscribed on label verso centre in black ink, 'J Bainbridge Esq. / Greensleeves / Burrow Hill / Chobham / Surrey'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on label verso, '1960'.
Dimensions: sheet 97.7 h x 59.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4431
Subject: Advertising
  • With the artist until his death in 1978.
  • Collection of Nan Bainbridge, the artist’s widow, by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Nan Bainbridge, London, October, 1980.