In the studio

In the studio

c.1924
oil on canvas
126.6 x 101.5 cm


inscribed l.r.: ‘LB. Hall’; l.c.: ‘IN THE STUDIO’ on plaque attached to Thallon Frame
inscribed verso on label u.c.: ‘In the Studio/ L. Bernard Hall/ Melbourne’
Accession No. 2000.23

Provenance:

Purchased 1924 by the National Gallery of Victoria, until; exchanged in 1926 by the NGV for The Studio Party, (another painting by the artist), and returned to the artist and thence by descent to his daughter, until; purchased c.1975 by private collection, Melbourne, until; offered for auction 8 April 1987 at Leonard Joel, Melbourne, lot 1372 (unsold), until; purchased 21 August 2000 by Cbus from Classics of Australian Art and Australian Modern Master + 19th and 20th Century Australian and International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, lot 81.

Literature:

Argus, Melbourne, 18 October 1927, p. 20.
Sun News Pictorial, Melbourne, 18 October 1927, p. 22.
The Age, 18 October 1927, p. 7.

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