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An image of The speakers, Hyde Park by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

The speakers, Hyde Park
Place of origin
Media category
Materials used
oil on plywood

38.4 x 46.2 cm board; 50.1 x 57.6 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, light grey oil "W Dobell". Not dated.
Purchased 1942
Accession number
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: an artist's life, 'The London years', pg. 30-56, New South Wales, 2010, 35 (colour illus.), 42, 203 (colour illus.). dated circa 1934

Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'The London years', pg. 15-25, New South Wales, 2011, 16 (illus.), 23 (colour illus.), 138. The illustration on pg. 16 is a study for 'The speakers, Hyde Park' painting.

Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 9. 15

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, Sydney, 1997, 34, 56, 57 (colour illus.), 144. 15a

Judith White, Australian art collector, 'Yours sincerely: William Dobell', pg. 56-59, Sydney, Apr 2000-Jun 2000, 59.

Author Unknown, The Art of William Dobell, Sydney, 1946, 76 (illus.).

Exhibition history (6)

Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition (1942), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Mar 1942–16 Apr 1942

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Dobell loan exhibition, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, 22 Jun 1960–30 Jul 1960

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

The Artist and the City:

William Dobell the painter's progress (1997-1998):

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