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An image of Head of a sculptress by William Dobell

William Dobell

(Australia, England 24 Sep 1899 – 13 May 1970)

Title
Head of a sculptress
Year
1931
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on hardboard
Dimensions

30.1 x 35.4 cm board; 47.4 x 52.7 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, white oil "W.Dobell 31".
Credit
Gift of Gwendolyn Bartley Kennedy and Eric Thomas Kennedy 1983
Accession number
169.1983
Copyright
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (2)

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 13

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, Sydney, 1997, 17, 43 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 8a

Exhibition history (3)

William Dobell: Paintings from 1926 - 1964 (1964), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jul 1964–30 Aug 1964

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

William Dobell the painter's progress (1997-1998):