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An image of Portrait study of a lady by W B McInnes

W B McInnes

(Australia 1889 – 1939)

Title
Portrait study of a lady
Other titles:
Portrait.
Portrait of a lady
Year
1923
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

100.5 x 77.6 cm stretcher; 108.7 x 88.7 x 10.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "McINNES 23".
Credit
Purchased 1924
Accession number
4833
Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting won the Archibald Prize in 1923 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1924

Bibliography (6)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1978, Sydney, 1978, 10.

Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 215 (colour illus.). NOTE: This winning portrait was exhibited for two months. All other entries were exhibited for two weeks.

Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 12 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 18 (colour illus.), 19, 122 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, ‘Chapter 2: The early decades’, pg. 15-37, Sydney, 2005, 16 (colour illus.), 132. titled 'Portrait of a lady'

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 215 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Archibald Prize, 1923, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jan 1924–11 Mar 1924