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An image of Portrait of Hardy Wilson by George Henry

George Henry

(Scotland possibly 14 March 1958 – 23 Dec 1943)

Title
Portrait of Hardy Wilson
Year
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
Accession number
7408
Location
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, Scottish paintings from the collection, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

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

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 98. cat.no. 935

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