Subseries Subseries 7 - Correspondence from Jeffrey Smart

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UQFL163-Series H-Subseries 7


Correspondence from Jeffrey Smart


  • 1978-2012 (Creation)

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26 letters

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Jeffrey Smart was born in Adelaide on July 26 1921. Artists, painter, draughtsman. Died 20 June 2013.

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Correspondence from Jeffrey Smart – 26 letters (undated, 1978 to 2012)
[File 1]: 1978 to 1991; 1999; 2012. In a letter of 13 Sep 1980 Smart writes: ‘Dear David, It’s midnight. I’ve come down to the studio to look again at your portrait […] it is, I feel sure, the best picture I have ever painted.’

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Box 18 Folder 6

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Created, Linda Justo, 19-Nov-2021.




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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 18