John BAINBRIDGE, Shell Multigrade X-100 Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England from 1945

Shell Multigrade X-100 (c1955) Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache drawing in brush and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed upper right in brush and gouache, 'Bainbridge'. not dated. Titled in gouache within composition, X-100 / SHELL [within shell] MULTIGRADE'.
Dimensions: sheet 38.0 h x 90.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4435
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.