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Edwin Tanner

Explorer, 1960

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oil on composition board

106.50 x 122.00

signed and dated lower left: EDWIN TANNER. 1960
label verso: EXPLORER (followed by artist's address)

Provenance:

Previously The Estate of Pro Hart, Broken Hill, New South Wales

Exhibited:

Earth, Sea and Sky, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 26 March - 9 April, 2009, no 71

Literature & references:

See Barrie Reid, Maker and Signmaker — some aspects of the art of Edwin Tanner, Art and Australia, Vol 9, No 3, Dec 1971, p 221-2 for discussion of a related work in the series — Lasseter still digging - another painting on the theme of the desert and early exploration. “The bones in Lassiter are the last traces of the prospector-painter as he disappears in the desert of everyday reality.” (op cit)

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Further works by the Artist

Purple Plunging

Edwin Tanner

1967

pastel on paper, 64.00 x 50.00

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In Out and In Again

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on paper, 65.00 x 50.00

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The Flight of the Humble Bs

Edwin Tanner

1967

pastel on paper, 65.00 x 50.00

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The Electrical Engineer's Family

Edwin Tanner

1956

oil on canvas on composition board, 86.00 x 95.00

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Positive and Negative - Construction No. 53

Edwin Tanner

1966

PVA, steel mesh and copper on board, 137.00 x 120.00

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Pilloried People

Edwin Tanner

1966

PVA on hessian on board, 122.00 x 137.00

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Untitled

Edwin Tanner

1974

acrylic on canvas, 128.00 x 138.00

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Purple Plunging

Edwin Tanner

1967

pastel on paper, 64.00 x 50.00

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Delayed Return

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on paper, 62.00 x 48.00

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"I think that the river is a strong brown god - sullen, untamed and intractable" but wholly devoid of fish

Edwin Tanner

1972

pastel on paper, 76.00 x 56.00

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Anubis

Edwin Tanner

1976

acrylic on canvas, 106.50 x 96.00

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Fallen Philosopher

Edwin Tanner

1957

oil on board, 21.00 x 51.00

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Untitled

Edwin Tanner

1974

acrylic on canvas, 128.00 x 138.00

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(Untitled - Emigration Series)

Edwin Tanner

1970 - 1980

pastel on paper, 44.50 x 50.50

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(Untitled - Logic)

Edwin Tanner

1960 - 1970

pastel on paper, 48.00 x 62.00

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(Untitled - Study for an Astrological Mural)

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

Pencil and ink on paper, 49.50 x 64.00

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(Untitled – Interior, study for a mural)

Edwin Tanner

1967

pencil and ink on grey paper, 49.50 x 64.50

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In thee we trust. ‘A’ Men

Edwin Tanner

1967

pen, ink, charcoal and gouache on paper, 76.00 x 55.00

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Enjambments

Edwin Tanner

1976

pen and ink and gouache on paper, 57.00 x 76.00

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on blue paper, 75.00 x 55.00

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on buff paper, 73.00 x 52.00

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on cream paper, 73.00 x 52.00

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"I think that the river is a strong brown god - sullen, untamed and intractable" but wholly devoid of fish

Edwin Tanner

1972

pastel on paper, 76.00 x 56.00

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Aerobatics

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on blue paper, 50.00 x 70.00

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A religious drawing on the finest paper money can buy / the paper is french [therefore] this is a french letter by an honest engineer

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on paper, 50.00 x 65.00

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Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.