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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)

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.

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

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