Arthur Murch

(Australia 08 Jul 1902 – 23 Sep 1989)

Baby (Study for 'The idle hour')

Location
Not on display
Further information

This is a study for the infant in a painting by Arthur Murch in the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection ‘The idle hour’ 1933, purchased in 1933 (accession no. 873). The reverse orientation of the figure and numerous holes in the paper, suggest it was used as a cartoon for the final work.

Year
(1933)
Media
Drawing
Medium
pencil, sanguine on paper
Dimensions
37.0 x 50.5 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Michelle and John Murch 2016
Accession number
230.2016
Copyright
© Murch Family. Licensed by Copyright Agency