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Title

Portrait of Hardy Wilson


Artist

George Henry

Scotland

1858 - 23 Dec 1943


About

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


Details


Date

1909


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.9 x 71.7 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Signed and dated c.l., tan paint "George Henry 1909".


Credit

Gift of Dr Lachlan Hardy Wilson the sitter's son 1944


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7408


Artist information

George Henry

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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. cat.no. 935

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