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Sir Leo Cussen
(c. 1929)

Artist/s name
Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
117.0 x 85.5 cm
Accession Number
276-4
Department
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1935
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Gallery location
Not on display

Frame

John LONGSTAFF
Sir Leo Cussen (c. 1929)
Framemaker
John Thallon (Ted Burman)
24 Market Lane, off Bourke Street,
Melbourne
Date
1927 -
Materials

The frame is made from composition ornaments on a wooden chassis taking the form of Louis XV revival frames.  The surface is gilded with false gold, matt throughout.  The scotia carries a stippled texture in the ground.

Condition

Good original condition throughout.

Dimensions
142.9 x 111.0 x 6.5 cm; sight 115.3 x 83.5 cm
John LONGSTAFF
Sir Leo Cussen (c. 1929) (colourman)
About

One of a number of variants on the Louis XV revival frame, which seems to have been favoured by John Thallon’s successor, Ted Burman.