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An image of The inmates by Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson

(Australia 05 Jan 1911 – 23 Nov 1946)

Title
The inmates
Other titles:
The Inmates Lidcombe Hospital Ward 27
Year
1944
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on paperboard
Dimensions

50.5 x 38.0 cm board; 62.2 x 49.5 x 2.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, red oil "Wilson 44".
Credit
Purchased 1944
Accession number
7414
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Deutscher-Menzies Fine Art, 19th & 20th century Fine Australian and International Art: Fine Art auction 20 & 21 August 2001 Melbourne, Melbourne, 2001, 34, 35. lot no. 35, Eric Wilson's 'The inmate', 1944, oil on board, 47.0 x 30.5cm, colour illustration on page 35 of auction catalouge. This work relates to 'The inmates' in the Gallery's collection.

Douglas Dundas, Eric Wilson Memorial Exhibition Souvenir Catalogue, Sydney, 1947. cat.no. 46; not paginated

Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia (vol. 12, no. 1), 'Eric Wilson', pg. 48-57, Sydney, Jul 1974-Sep 1974, 56.

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 9. cat.no. 7

Andrew Sayers, Eric Wilson, Newcastle, 1983, 55 (illus.). cat.no. 57

Bernard Smith, Meanjin, 'The art of Eric Wilson', pg. 245-249, Melbourne, Summer 1947, 247, 248 (illus.).

Exhibition history (4)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1944), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 19 Aug 1944–07 Sep 1944

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

Eric Wilson Memorial Exhibition (1947), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 May 1947–29 Jun 1947

Eric Wilson: