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An image of Pearl by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

Place of origin
New South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

24.3 x 20.8 cm board; 41.7 x 39.0 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, red oil "W Dobell". Not dated.
Gift of Miss Jacqueline Crookston 1996
Accession number
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, William Dobell: paintings from 1926 to 1964, Sydney, 1964. 76; Coll: Dr and Mrs RM Crookston; not paginated

Scott Carlin., Kings Cross: bohemian Sydney, 'Kings Cross: bohemian Sydney', Sydney, 2003, (colour illus.).

Prue Davidson, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Return to Sydney the war years', pg. 73-89, Sydney, 1997, 73, 75 (colour illus.), 76, 144. 24a

James Gleeson, William Dobell, London, 1964, illus.. plate no. 48, 84

Hal Missingham, William Dobell, Brisbane, 1959. 16; titled 'The pearl'; Lent by Dr and Mrs RM Crookston, Camden

Lola Wilkins, A tribute to William Dobell, 'The importance of paint', pg.43-51, Canberra, 1999, 44.

Author Unknown, The Art of William Dobell, Sydney, 1946, 87 (illus.).

Exhibition history (8)

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 [University of Sydney] (1960), War Memorial Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Apr 1960–27 Apr 1960

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

Looking at people: perception in Australian art, Santa Sophia College, 09 Aug 1968–11 Aug 1968

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

Kings Cross - Bohemian Sydney, Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Bay, 31 May 2003–21 Sep 2003

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