From Alice Springs to Kimberley (1937)

From Alice Springs to Kimberley (1937)

oil on linen
119.5 x 138.7 cm

inscribed l.l.: ‘Y. Bergner 90’
inscribed verso u.l.: ‘97 x 110cm/ 16 Yosl Bergner/ “FROM ALICE SPRINGS/ TO KIMBERLEY”/ 1990’
Accession No. 1990.74
© Courtesy of the artist


The artist, until; Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, until; purchased 10 December 1990 by Cbus.


Frank Klepner, Yosl Bergner: art as a meeting of culture, Macmillan, Melbourne, 2004.
Hilary McPhee, ‘Looking beyond economic ambition’, The Age, 9 March 2002 (article found online at
Donald Richardson, Art in Australia, Longman Cheshire Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1989.