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An image of Woman watching a funeral by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

Title
Woman watching a funeral
Year
(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
Accession number
497.1996
Copyright
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (12)

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, Newtown, 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, Roseville, 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

Exhibition history (9)

Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition (1942), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Mar 1942–16 Apr 1942

The art of William Dobell (1959), Finney's Art Gallery, Brisbane, 11 Aug 1959–11 Sep 1959

Paintings and Drawings by William Dobell (1960), John Martin's Auditorium, 11 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960

William Dobell (1960), Museum of Modern Art in Australia, Melbourne, 17 May 1960–10 Jun 1960

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

William Dobell: an exhibition of selected works (1965), Qantas Gallery, London, London, 14 Sep 1965–16 Oct 1965

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

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Portraits in context: the early work of William Dobell (2003), Carrick Hill, Australia, 08 Mar 2003–29 Jun 2003