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Michael Shannon

Robur Tea Warehouse, 1971

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oil on canvas

130.00 x 76.50

signed and dated ‘Shannon 71’ l.l.; inscribed ‘Robur Tea (crossed out) The Warehouse’ on tacking edge verso

Provenance:

Estate of Michael Shannon

Exhibited:

Michael Shannon, South Yarra Gallery, 12 October 1971, no. 5 (as ‘Robur Tea’);
Michael Shannon, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 27 September – 9 October, 1972, no. 8 (as ‘The Warehouse’, illus cover of catalogue);
Michael Shannon: Moments out of Time, A Survey 1970 – 1985, RMIT Gallery Melbourne, and touring to LaTrobe Valley Arts Centre, TMAG Hobart, and AGNSW Sydney throughout 1986, no. 10 (as ‘The Warehouse’);
Michael Shannon: Australian Romantic Realist, Art Gallery of Ballarat, 10 December 2011 – 12 February 2012

Literature & references:

Graeme Sturgeon, 'Michael Shannon: Recent Paintings', Art and Australia, Vol. 24 No. 2, 1986, illus p 239 (as ‘City Landscape, Winter’ and as collection Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery);
Graeme Sturgeon, Michael Shannon: Painting and the Poetry of Daily Life, Craftsman House, 1990, illus p 77 (plate 14);
Gordon Morrison, Elizabeth Cross, Ronald Miller, Patrick McCaughey, Michael Shannon: Australian Romantic Realist, retrospective exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2011-2012, illus p 111;
Graeme Sturgeon, Michael Shannon: Moments out of Time, A Survey 1970 – 1985, RMIT touring exhibition catalogue, published by Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne, 1986, illus unpaginated.

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Taltarni

Michael Shannon

1989

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The Hazards

Michael Shannon

1980

oil on canvas, 102.00 x 76.50

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The Yarra from Johnson St Bridge

Michael Shannon

1979

oil on canvas, 91.50 x 182.50

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(Heathcote Landscape)

Michael Shannon

1984

oil on canvas, 51.00 x 61.00

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Evening Light, Heathcote

Michael Shannon

1989

oil on canvas, 76.00 x 183.00

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Blue Creek

Michael Shannon

1989

oil on canvas, 76.00 x 101.50

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Hillside near Tooborac

Michael Shannon

1988

oil on canvas, 92.00 x 152.00

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Port Willunga

Michael Shannon

1985

conte and pastel on paper, 50.50 x 94.00

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Port Willunga Evening

Michael Shannon

1985

oil on canvas, 76.00 x 152.00

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South Melbourne Cricket Ground

Michael Shannon

1975

oil on canvas, 75.50 x 101.00

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Suburban Landscape

Michael Shannon

1981

coloured pencil on paper, 57.00 x 76.00

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The Butcher's Shop

Michael Shannon

1965

oil on canvas, 91.50 x 122.00

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Queen’s Bridge

Michael Shannon

c. 1958

oil on board, 60.50 x 122.00

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The Pensioner

Michael Shannon

1958

oil on board, 106.50 x 61.00

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Luna Park

Michael Shannon

1957

oil on board, 122.00 x 61.00

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Looking across to Station Pier

Michael Shannon

1957

watercolour & gouache on paper, 28.00 x 36.00

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Study for Harvesting

Michael Shannon

1953

gouache on paper, 29.00 x 44.00

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Lilydale Quarry

Michael Shannon

1980 - 1982

oil on canvas, 58.50 x 148.50

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Man watching trains

Michael Shannon

1956

oil on canvas, 76.00 x 61.00

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Study for Wills Road

Michael Shannon

1985

pastel on paper, 88.00 x 64.00

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Townsville N.Q.

Michael Shannon

1967

ink pen and wash on paper, 18.00 x 28.00

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Construction: Thomson River Dam under Construction

Michael Shannon

1984

charcoal and pastel on paper, 69.00 x 49.00

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The New World

Michael Shannon

c. 1960

oil on canvas, 101.00 x 76.00

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Sunday Morning, Townsville

Michael Shannon

1970

oil on canvas, 74.50 x 101.00

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Owl

Michael Shannon

1973

pastel and charcoal on paper, 63.00 x 48.00

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Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.