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Eric Smith

Crucifixion, 1962

Price: $25,000

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oil on two boards

216.00 x 153.50

signed and dated l.c.

Provenance:

James Fairfax Collection, till 1994;
His Sale, Christies, 25/10/1994, lot 90;
Private Collection, Melbourne, since 2000

Exhibited:

Helena Rubinstein Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of NSW, August, 1962, no. 47;
Abstract Expressionism in Australia, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 1980, no. 6;
New Directions 1952-62, Lewers Bequest & Penrith Art Gallery, August - September, 1991

Literature & references:

Robert Hughes, The Art of Australia, Pelican, 1966, illus plate 111;
James Gleeson, Painting in Australia since 1945, Art & Australia, Vol 1, No 1, 1963, illus p 10 (Reprinted in Vol 21, No 1, 1983);
John Reed, New Painting 1952-62, Longmans, Melbourne, 1963, illus p 23

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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.