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Title

Capricornia

1945


Artist

Roderick Shaw

Australia

17 Sep 1915 - 07 Dec 1992


About

This work was a finalist in the 1945 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1946.


Details


Place where the work was made

Rose Bay Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1945


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on plywood


Dimensions

49.8 x 70.5 cm board; 68.5 x 90.0 x 5.2 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 49 x 70 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, blue oil "Roderick Shaw 1945".


Credit

Purchased 1946


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7719


Wynne Prize

- 1945


Artist information

Roderick Shaw

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Rose Bay

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 156

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 62