The Salvagers

Jeffrey Smart

Smart Salvagers
The Salvagers by Jeffrey Smart

Details

Artist
Jeffrey Smart
Title
The Salvagers
Year
1946
Medium
oil on canvas
Size
51 x 61 cm
Stock Number
201093

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Acquired by The National Gallery of Australia.

Provenance

the artist

Mrs Gweneth Edna Mavis Southwood, purchased from the artist December 1947

Note: Mrs Southwood was a student of Jeffrey Smart's at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts where Smart taught between 1946 - 1948

by descent

private collection, Adelaide

Theodore Bruce Auctions, Adelaide, 27 November 2005, lot 210

private collection, Adelaide

Exhibited

David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney, 4 - 16 November 1946, cat. no. 12

Georges Art Gallery, Melbourne, March 1947, cat. no. 9

Master of Stillness, Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940 - 2011, Carrick Hill, Adelaide 12 October 2012 - 24 February 2013

Literature

Allen, C., Jeffrey Smart- Unpublished Paintings 1940-2007, Australian Galleries Publishing, 2008, p.21, col. illus. p. 81

Quatermaine, P., Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Sydney, 1983, p.102, no.122