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An image of Portrait of Hardy Wilson by George Henry

George Henry

(Scotland possibly 14 March 1958 – 23 Dec 1943)

Portrait of Hardy Wilson
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

91.9 x 71.7 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Signed and dated c.l., tan paint "George Henry 1909".
Gift of Dr Lachlan Hardy Wilson the sitter's son 1944
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

William Hardy Wilson (1881-1955) was a famous Australian architect, designer, artist and author.

Provenance (1)

Lachlan Hardy Wilson, Launceston/Tasmania/Australia, Gift of Dr Wilson, the sitter's son 1944

Bibliography (4)

Zeny Edwards, William Hardy Wilson: artist, architect, orientalist, visionary, Sydney, 2001, 166 (illus.), 175 (illus.), 216 (colour illus.), 217, 235. illustrations on pages 166 and 175 are a 1912 photograph by Henry King of the painting hanging in Hardy Wilson's Darlinghurst apartment

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 84 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 98. 935

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (2)

Retrospective exhibition of the works of Hardy Wilson (1981), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Jan 1981–Feb 1981

Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981