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An image of Francisco Lezcano riding the unicycle by Margaret Woodward

Margaret Woodward

(Australia 1938 – )

Francisco Lezcano riding the unicycle
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
pastel, charcoal on white wove paper, laminated onto canvas

120.0 x 119.5 cm sheet; 142.5 x 142.5 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l., white pastel "Woodward.". Signed u.r. verso on canvas backing, black pastel "MARGARET WOODWARD./ ...". Dated u.l. verso on canvas backing, black pastel ".../ ... (2000)/ ...".
Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 2001
Accession number
© Margaret Woodward
Not on display
Further information

The central character of the drawing 'Francisco Lescano riding the unicycle' is taken from a Velazquez painting.

This work was a finalist in the 2001 Dobell Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 2001.

Bibliography (5)

Helen Campbell, Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing, ‘Other works acquired from the Dobell Prize for Drawing’ compiled, pg. 62-72, Sydney, 2012, 11, 72 (illus.), 74.

Isabel Hendriksen, Margaret Woodward: inside looking out, Parramatta, 2003, 40, 41 (illus.), 68.

Gavin Fry, Margaret Woodward: paintings 1950-2002, Roseville, 2003, 137 (illus.). 125

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'A fine harvest of drawings: legacy of an exceptional draughtsman', pg. 28-31, Newtown, Nov 2011, 31.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, ‘Drawing the spotlight’, pg. 18, Newtown, Jun 2002, 18.

Exhibition history (3)

Dobell Prize for Drawing 2001, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Mar 2001–13 May 2001

Margaret Woodward: inside looking out, Parramatta Heritage Centre, 11 Apr 2003–08 Jun 2003

Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 Years of the Dobell Drawing Prize: