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Jon Molvig

(Head of a lunatic), c. 1956

Price: $3,300

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mixed media on board

34.00 x 49.00

unsigned; bears Inscription verso in pencil 'Molvig Religious Head.'

Provenance:

Rudy Komon Gallery (stock label #266);
Ray Hughes Gallery, till 2017

Literature & references:

Betty Churcher, Molvig - The Lost Antipodean, Allan Lane and Penguin Books, 1984, see p 96 for an account of Molvig's interest in texture and impasto in the late 1950s

Note:

'Lunatic' is probably the right title / series: he exhibited two such works in the inaugural Helena Rubinstein Scholarship in 1956.

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Nude

Jon Molvig

c. 1957

ink wash on paper, 72.00 x 48.00

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Nude Study

Jon Molvig

c. 1955

pencil on paper, 35.00 x 30.00

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Nude

Jon Molvig

c. 1958

acrylic on paper, 72.00 x 48.00

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Bushfire

Jon Molvig

1959

oil on board, 31.50 x 47.00

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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.