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Untitled (Bicentennial Arts)

oil on canvas
61.0 × 45.7 cm
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by ICI Australia Limited, Fellow, 1995
© Vivienne Shark LeWitt
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
This painting "was originally intended as a poster design commissioned by the Australian Bicentennial Authority's Arts Programme. It depicts Calliope, Muse of Poetry and Eloquence, observing and recording the effects of Thalia, Muse of Comedy, to rescue Terpsichore, Muse of the Dance." ( From an artist's statement quoted in Lindsay, Robert. 'ICI Contemporary Art Collection', Melbourne, 1989, p.78)