This work was a finalist in the 1965 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1991.
Portrait of Patrick White
acrylic on hardboard
121.5 x 81.0 cm board; 134.0 x 93.0 x 4.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black oil "Desmond Digby". Not dated.
Bequest of Patrick White 1991
Not on display
© Desmond Digby
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 2 publications
Peter Craven, The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 25. cat.no. 80
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 133.