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Title

Patrick White


Artist

Desmond Digby

New Zealand, Australia

1933 - 15 Apr 2015


About

This work was a finalist in the 1965 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1991.


Details


Other Title

Portrait of Patrick White


Date

(1965)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

acrylic on hardboard


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.44


Archibald Prize

- 1965


Artist information

Desmond Digby

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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.