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An image of Study for "The duchess disrobes" by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

Study for "The duchess disrobes"
Other titles:
Study for "duchess disrobing"
Media category
Materials used
gouache on cardboard

25.4 x 23.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased with assistance from the Trustees of the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1987
Accession number
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 186, 190 (colour illus.), 300.

Jane Hylton, William Dobell: portraits in context, 'Image of contention', pg. 10-20, Kent Town, 2003, 12 (illus.), 13, 44 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, 'Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 13, 60 (colour illus.), 120. 49

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. 10

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, Sydney, 1997, 50, 52 (colour illus.). 12b

Author Unknown, William Dobell: the painters progress, Sydney, 1997, illus..

Exhibition history (5)

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

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

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