Donald FRIEND Acts of John the Baptist 1951

Art Artwork from Australia. Published by Gould Galleries on Friday 22 February 2013.

Acts of John the Baptist image

Year: 1951 Sold

oil on canvas. 51.0 x 61.0 cm. inscribed lower left: Donald Friend. 51.

Provenance:
Mr Paul Jones, Sydney;
Private collection, Sydney.

Exhibited:
Blake Prize 1951, Mark Foy’s Art Gallery, Sydney,
13-30 March 1951, no. 15, 60 gns;
Sydney Modernism, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 3 September –
3 October 1999, no. 7, illustrated;
GOULDmodern, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 8 February –
10 March 2002, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 16 March –
14 April 2002, no.5, illustrated.

Literature:
Paul Haefliger, ‘The Blake Prize’, The Australian Intercollegian, 1 October 1951, pp. 67, 68, 76;
Barry Pearce, Donald Friend 1915-1989: Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1990, p. 147,
‘Life of St John the Baptist’.
SOLD

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