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An image of Portrait of Fred Coventry by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

Title
Portrait of Fred Coventry
Place of origin
LondonEngland
Year
(circa 1932)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard
Dimensions

61.0 x 50.5 cm board; 77.8 x 67.7 x 6.1 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed u.r. corner, black oil "W. DOBELL". Not dated.
Credit
Edward Stinson Bequest Fund 1994
Accession number
592.1994
Copyright
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (2)

Peter Raissis, William Dobell, 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, London, 1964, 32, 42 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 7

Giles Auty, The Weekend Australian, 'Reflections on a nation's image', pg. 4, Surry Hills, 12 Aug 2000-13 Aug 2000, 4 (colour illus.). This colour supplement is a 'Review Special' published for the 'Weekend Australian'. It consists of a four-page, colour wrap-around for the 'Weekend Australian Review'. 'The Australian' was the media sponsor for the AGNSW Exhibition 'Australian Icons', for the Olympic Arts Festival 2000.

Exhibition history (2)

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