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Title

Mrs South Kensington


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7363


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Place

Where the work was made
London

Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 16 publications

Bibliography


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

Scott Bevan, Bill: the life of William Dobell, 'Learning from the masters', pg. 32-83, Cammeray, 2014, 60, 61, 142.

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, Sydney, Sep 2006, 15.

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

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

Barry Pearce, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'William Dobell', pg. 76-87, Sydney, 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, Twelve Australian artists, 'Introduction', pg. 6-10, London, 1953, 12, 21 (illus.). cat.no. 5

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

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.).