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Title

Dame Mary Gilmore

1943


Artist

Joshua Smith

Australia

12 Mar 1905 - 22 Jul 1995


About

This work was a finalist in the 1943 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1945.


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Details


Date

1943


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

85.7 x 92.3 cm stretcher; 108.4 x 114.0 x 8.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., mauve oil "Joshua/ 43".


Credit

Gift of Dame Mary Gilmore 1945


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7619


Archibald Prize

- 1943


Artist information

Joshua Smith

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Famous Australian artists, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1964: Souvenir Catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Famous Australians, Adelaide, 1964. cat. no. 35

Yve Close, Joshua Smith: artist 1905-1995, 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 33-46, New South Wales, 1998, 35-36, 41, 78, 115 (colour illus.), 209-210. plate no. 19, cat.no. 28

Janet Hawley, Artists in conversation, Richmond, 2012, xx (colour illus.).

Anne Loxley and Warren Horton, About Face - Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770-1993, Canberra, 1994, 12.

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 34 (colour illus.).

Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 35 (colour illus.).