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Processional
(c. 1921)

Artist/s name
Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
112.2 x 63.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
1528-3
Department
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1925
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Gallery location
Not on display

Colourmen

Colourman
PELLETIER
Location
Lower half of reverse of canvas. Also insignia (FR?) in upper half.
Transcription
PELLETIER/CANVAS/REGD. 5398
Medium
Ink stencils

Frame

Bernard HALL
Processional (c. 1921)
Framemaker
John Thallon (Ted Burman)
24 Market Lane, off Bourke Street,
Melbourne
Date
19271
Materials

The frame is made up from a composition torus of laurel and berry on a wooden chassis. The slip is water gilded gold leaf. The ornament is oil gilded with a matte finish. The working edge is painted pale ochre.

Condition

Apart from repairs to some of the ornaments, the frame is in good original condition. The surface has not been altered.

Dimensions
129.8 x 81.8 x 9.0 cm; sight 111.0 x 63.0 cm
Bernard HALL
Processional (c. 1921)
About

This is a style of frame that appears in the Thallon ledger many times. It was a particular favourite of Frederick McCubbin. Only a fragment of the label remains to identify the maker.

Note

1 Hilary Maddocks, ‘Picture Framemakers in Melbourne c. 1860–1930’ in vol. 1, Frames, Melbourne Journal of Technical Studies in Art, University of Melbourne Conservation Service, 1999.