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Desmond Digby

(New Zealand, Australia 1933 – )

Title
Patrick White
Other titles:
Portrait of Patrick White
Year
(1965)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil 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
Accession number
100.1991.44
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (2)

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.

Exhibition history (2)

Trustees' Watercolour Prize 1965, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1966–20 Feb 1966

The life of Patrick White: