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Title

Portrait of Thelma Clune


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


About

This work was a finalist in the 1946 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1983.


Details


Place where the work was made

Wangi Wangi New South Wales Australia


Date

(1946)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

89.5 x 75.0 cm board; 100.6 x 86.1 x 4.0m frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, yellow oil "WILLIAM DOBELL". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Charles Lloyd Jones Jr. by exchange 1983


Location

Not on display


Accession number

62.1983


Archibald Prize

- 1946


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Life at Wangi', pg. 74-97, New South Wales, 2011, 89 (illus.), 136.

Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: an artist's life, 'Recovery at Wangi', pg. 93-109, New South Wales, 2010, 101, 102 (colour illus.), 149, 162, 163, 176, 199 (colour illus.).

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Recovery at Wangi', pg. 90-109, Sydney, 1997, 90, 98, 99 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 30a

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