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Title

Woman watching a funeral

(1938)


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Date

(1938)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on cardboard


Dimensions

13.2 x 17.1 cm board; 19.3 x 23.6 x 3.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner, white oil "W Dobell". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Miss Jacqueline Crookston 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

497.1996


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, William Dobell: paintings from 1926 to 1964, Sydney, 1964. cat.no. 65; not paginated

William Dobell', William Dobell: portraits in context, 'Portraits in context: selected early works, pg. 21-25, Kent Town, 2003, 1 (colour illus.), 4, 22, 48 (colour illus.).

James Gleeson, William Dobell, London, 1964, illus.. plate no. 39, cat.no. 74

James Gleeson, Contemporary Australian painting, Unknown, 1956. cat.no. 14, titled 'Watching a wedding'

Craig Judd, Art and Australia (Vol. 35, No.1), "Exhibitions: The Painter's Progress", pg. 46-47, Sydney, Sep 1997, 46, 47 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Drawing conclusions', pg. 14-17, Sydney, Sep 2006, 15 (colour illus.).

Hal Missingham, William Dobell, Brisbane, 1959. cat.no. 14; titled 'Woman watching a wedding'; Lent by Dr and Mrs RM Crookston, Camden; not paginated

Barry Pearce, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'William Dobell', pg. 76-87, Sydney, 2000, 82 (colour illus.).

John Douglas Pringle, Australian Painting Today, London, 1963, 64.

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Foreword' by Edmund Capon, by 7-8; 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, Sydney, 1997, 4 (colour illus.), 34, 62 (colour illus.), back (colour illus.). cat.no. 18a

Various, The critic as advocate: selected essays 1941-1988, Melbourne, 1989, 189-192.

Author Unknown, The Art of William Dobell, Sydney, 1946, 46 (illus.). plate no. 39