Roomrite 1992 [1993]

Roomrite1992

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 173 x 135
signed, dated and titled
Coll.: unknown

This painting was shown first in ‘Mix’n Match’ (1992), and then at the Bellas Gallery in Brisbane, May 1993 (as ‘Room Rite’), when it appears to have been inscribed with the date 1993 (see 2007 auction details listed below).

The source is the ‘traditional dining room’ layout in Gold’s Instant Decorator.

Provenance

  • P/C Brisbane (acc.to Deutscher-Menzies)
  • Auctioned by Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 12-13 Sept.2007, lot 41 (details as above, including previous history; inscribed date listed as 1993)

Exhibited

  • HA Tolarno 10/92 (‘Mix’n Match’), cat.8
  • HA Bellas, Brisbane, 5/93 (‘Recommended Rooms’), cat.3 (as Room Rite)
  • Bendigo Art Gallery etc., 3/98 and following (‘Furnish’), cat.3
  • HA retrospective 2006-7 (details as above; shown in Melbourne only)

Literature

  • Spray 108 (ill.: reproduced back to front)