ROBERT CLINCH
CONTEMPORARY REALIST PAINTER OF REMARKABLE URBAN CAPRICCIOS
Art Book

ROBERT CLINCH
Born 1957

TWENTY-FOUR VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY PAGANINI, 1991

Gouache, watercolour and dry brush on linen paper

92.0 x 148.0 cm (sight)
132.5 x 186.5 cm (frame)

signed and dated lower right: Clinch '91
signed with monogram lower right: RC=
signed and inscribed with title verso: "TWENTY FOUR VARIATION (sic) / ON A THEME BY PAGANINI (A PORTRAIT OF TANYA ZORZ)" / ROBERT CLINCH
Note from the artist attached verso

ESTIMATE: $25,000 - $35,000
PRICE REALIZED (Hammer-Price, plus Buyer's-Premium/25% less GST) : $147,273
This is an Auction Record for a Robert Clinch Artwork of any Medium!

PROVENANCE Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, acquired directly from the artist The Cbus Collection of Australian Art, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 23 May 1991

EXHIBITED
BUS Art Collection, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, NSW, 16 March – 12 April 1992, cat. 76

Robert Clinch (The creative process), McClelland Galleries, Langwarrin, VIC, 1994

Themes and Variations, (The title-artwork in this survey exhibition), Manningham Gallery, City of Manningham, VIC, 14 July – 31 July 2010

Real Life: Stories from the Inner Suburbs, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, VIC, 16 April – 12 June 2011

Robert Clinch: Fanfare for the common man, (A mid-Career Retrospective), Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC, 13 July – 8 September, 2013 (label attached verso), touring to Wollongong Gallery, Wollongong, NSW, 22 September – 17 November 2013

LITERATURE
David Thomas, d'ART, The Art of Robert Clinch, The Lytlewode Press, Stoke on Trent, 2007, p. 10

Nainby, B., Stanhope, Z., and Furlonger, K., The Cbus Collection of Australian Art, in association with Latrobe Regional Gallery, Melbourne, 2009, pp. 159 (illus.), p. 215

Megan McEvoy, Themes and Variations (exhibition catalogue), Manningham Gallery, 2010, p.1 (cover illus.), p.3

Fiona West, Robert Clinch / Real Life: Stories from the Inner Suburbs (exhibition catalogue), Latrobe Regional Gallery, 2011, pp.4 (illus.)

David Thomas, and Julie Collett, Robert Clinch: Fanfare for the common man, Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2013, p. 28 (illus.), p. 29