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Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972

Painting book LXXXVIII [88] 2009 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black semi-gloss acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.

Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book LXXXVIII [88], Perth, 2009.
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 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated page 3 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower [underlined] / 26/3/09 - 23/6/09 [underlined]'. not titled, inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'LXXXVIII [vertically along spine]'. inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'LXXXVIII'. inscribed back cover verso lower right in black pencil, 'book made in India'. inscribed page 3 lower centre in black pencil, '157 Paintings (Liquid Spectrum Inks) [underlined]'. inscribed page 3 lower right on red rectangular self-adhesive sticker in white text, 'FRAGILE'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 30.5 h x 42.7 w x 2.3 d cm book (open) 30.4 h x 84.3 w x 2.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4496
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.