Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1913]-1978.


Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1913]-1978.

Undated, handwritten drafts entitled: "Personal interpretations of Van Eyck's "Madonna and Child" (Folder 1), and "Visual Mendacity and Mental Psychical Gangrene" (Folder 2). Undated typescript entitled "Random Reflections and Experiences of a Painter", (Folder 3). Personal correspondence with Sidney Wallach over the period 1928 to 1935 (Folder 4). Photographs of some of Meldrum's paintings, some with the artist's annotations. (Folder 5). Undated, handwritten notebook on the practice and philosophy of art. (Folder 6). Autographed and annotated copy of Max Meldrum: His Art and Views, McCubbin, Melbourne. No. 1 of a limited edition (Folder 7). Donor's correspondence relating to the deposition of the Meldrum material, in 1978. Correspondents include Rupert Murdoch and the National Library of Australia. (Folder 8).

16 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7072262

Libraries Australia

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Meldrum, Max, 1875-1955 (person)

D.M. Meldrum, artist, always known as Max Meldrum, was born in Edinburgh in 1875. He arrived in Melbourne in 1888, studied at the National Gallery School, and won a travelling scholarship in 1899. He returned to Melbourne in 1931, and the Archibald Prize in 1939 and 1940. He died in Melbourne in 1955. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1913]-1978. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225789069 ...

Eyck, Jan van, 1390-1440 (person)