This work was a finalist in the 1939 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1940.
oil on canvas
61.0 x 41.3 cm stretcher; 67.8 x 47.7 x 4.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, orange oil "J Quinn". Not dated.
Gift of the artist 1940
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Australian Academy of Art 1940, Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 30 Mar 1940–18 Apr 1940
Australian Academy of Art and the Contemporary Art Society (1986), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 15 May 1986–16 Jul 1986
Referenced in 1 publication
Christine Dixon and Dinah Dysart, Counterclaims: presenting Australian art 1938-1941, Sydney, 1986, 49. cat.no. AAA52, titled 'Self portrait: sketch' 1939