Assistant Curator, Brad Rusbridge talks us through this brilliant example of the dazzling “alla prima” painting technique, with Leonard Brown’s At the end of a day in a parched land. As Brad says, the work has a “meditative sensibility”. It’s definitely an artwork to get lost in.
Leonard Brown 1949
At the end of a day in a parched land 2007
oil on canvas
diptych (overall): 154cm (height) x 245cm (width)
The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of Sara and Ross Lane, donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program 2019