Space movement 1

Space movement 1

1936
oil on composition board
50.6 x 50.6 cm


inscribed verso u.l.: ‘JH267 “Space Movement I” 1936’ on Darlinghurst Gallery label of the artist’s estate signed by Lewis Miller, John Henshaw and John Kaplan on 16 April 1975; u.r. with artist name, title, and: exhibition details ‘Exh. ‘Aust. Paintings 193676, A Collection’ Ray Hughes Gallery, Bris, June 1981. Cat.No. 1’ on Ray Hughes Gallery label; u.r. ‘2542/5’
Accession No. 1991.56
© Courtesy of the artist’s Estate

Provenance:

The estate of the artist, until; 1976 Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, until; August 1978 P. L. Pickles, Sydney, until; 1979 Deutscher Galleries, Melbourne, until; Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, until; Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, until; Sotheby’s, Melbourne 17 April 1989, lot 263 (unsold), until; purchased 16 June 1991 by Cbus from 100 Works from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, lot 58.

Literature:

Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller: 1893–1964, contributions by John Henshaw and Ann Wookey, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1996, pp. 66, 123, 69, pl. 61.
James Gleeson, Masterpieces of Australian Painting, Melbourne, 1969, p. 125, pl. 47A.
James Gleeson, Modern Painters 1931–1970, Melbourne, 1971, pp. 85–86, p. 32, pl. 21.
John Henshaw, Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1965, n.p., pl. 18.

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