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Title

(Self portrait at 75)


Artist

Max Meldrum

Scotland, Australia

03 Dec 1875 - 06 Jun 1955


About

This work was a finalist in the 1949 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1977.


Details


Other Title

AETATIS SUAE LXXV


Date

1949


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

105.4 x 87.6 cm board; 132.7 x 115.4 x 8.5 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 103 x 85.2 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., grey oil "Meldrum 1949". Signed c.l. verso, pen and black ink "Max Meldrum/ DEC 1949".


Credit

Marshall Bequest Fund 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

132.1977


Archibald Prize

- 1949


Artist information

Max Meldrum

Works in the collection

6


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Peter Perry and John Perry, Max Meldrum and associates: their art, lives and influences, Victoria, 1996, 129.

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Postwar Years', pg. 40-62, Sydney, 1999, 43.