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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book XXIV [24] A book of skies 1997 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XXIV [24] A book of skies, Perth, 1997.
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour 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 1 upper left in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower. / 22.2.97 - 16.5.97'. Titled page 1 lower left in black pencil, '"A BOOK OF SKIES" [underlined by squiggly line]'. Inscribed centre spine in metallic silver marker, 'XXIV [vertically along spine]'. Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XXIV [lines above and below text]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 15.3 h x 23.3 w x 2.2 d cm book (open) 15.4 h x 45.1 w x 2.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4432
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.