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

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

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: