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An image of Mrs South Kensington by William Dobell

William Dobell

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

Title
Mrs South Kensington
Place of origin
LondonEngland
Year
(1937)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on wood panel
Dimensions

38.2 x 33.2 cm board; 51.0 x 46.0 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed u.l. corner, white oil "W Dobell". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1943
Accession number
7363
Copyright
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (15)

Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xii, (illus.). plate no. 38

William Dobell', William Dobell: portraits in context, 'Portraits in context: selected early works, pg. 21-29, Kent Town, 2003, 22, 30, 46 (colour illus.).

James Gleeson, The drawings of William Dobell in the Australian National Gallery, 'The draughtsman as artist', pg. 6-17, Canberra, 1992, 7 (colour illus.), 62. figure no. 1

Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'The triumph of modernism', pg. 264-273, Carlton, 2013, 266, 267 (colour illus.), 550, 559. plate no. 27.2

William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, Melbourne, 1984, 31 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Drawing conclusions', pg. 14-17, Newtown, Sep 2006, 15.

Hal Missingham, William Dobell, Brisbane, 1959. cat.no. 11; not paginated

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 10. cat.no. 14; titled 'South Kensington woman'

Barry Pearce, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'William Dobell', pg. 76-87, Roseville, 2000, 80, 81 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Introduction', pg. 9-22, Sydney, 1997, 17, 32, 34, 46, 47 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 10a

Laurence Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'William Dobell', pg. 3-5, Sydney, Oct 1959, 3 (illus.), 4.

Laurence Thomas, Twelve Australian artists, 'Introduction', pg. 6-10, London, 1953, 12, 21 (illus.). cat.no. 5

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, 91 (illus.).

Author Unknown, William Dobell: the painters progress, Sydney, 1997, (illus.).

Exhibition history (7)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1943), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 14 Aug 1943–01 Sep 1943

Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950

The art of William Dobell (1959), Finney's Art Gallery, Brisbane, 11 Aug 1959–11 Sep 1959

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

William Dobell: an exhibition of selected works (1965), Qantas Gallery, London, London, 14 Sep 1965–16 Oct 1965

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