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Stanislaus Rapotec

Disturbance Series

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Catalogue number: 18

oil on board, triptych

122.00 x 365.00

signed l.l. on left panel; each panel inscribed verso in chalk Triptych / Panel 1, 2, 3, (respectively) / S Rapotec

Provenance:

Private sale through James R. Lawson, September 2002

Literature & references:

Laurie Thomas, Stanislaus Rapotec, Art and Australia, Vol 8, No 2, Sept 1970, p 131:
'By 1958-9 he was painting the dark, turbulent and swinging pictures, usually on a big scale, which are now represented by Mea Culpa, or the Meditating on Good Friday which won the 1961 Blake Prize for Religious Art. They were paintings which entirely abandoned reference to particular physical surroundings, whether of landscape or figure, and which set out to convey a mood, an idea, an emotion or an inner experience in a wholly imaginative way, in a pictorial language invented by himself and for the purpose. It was a strong language, even at times a violent one'

Note:

Rapotec exhibited at Clune Galleries in 1959 and Macquarie Galleries in 1960. Given that Macquarie nearly always labelled their paintings this work might have been shown at Clune.

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