This work was a finalist in the 1948 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1949.
oil on canvas
202.6 x 172.7 cm stretcher; 211.0 x 180.2 x 5.7 cm frame :
0 - Whole; 203 x 171.5 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "A. D. Colquhoun". Not dated.
Not on display
© Estate of A D Colquhoun
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Competitions for 1948, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1949–07 Mar 1949
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1949, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Dec 1949–17 Feb 1950
A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953
Artists by artists (1954), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1954–05 Dec 1954
Melbourne bohemia: inside Melbourne artists' studios, City Museum at Old Treasury, Melbourne, 05 Sep 2007–25 Nov 2007
Referenced in 3 publications
Katherine Kovacic, Archie & Amalie Colquhoun, Castlemaine, 2010, 8, 12 (colour illus.).
Hal Missingham, Artists by artists, Sydney, 1954, (illus.). cat.no. 15
Alex Taylor, Perils of the studio: inside the artistic affairs of bohemian Melbourne, 'Studio visitors', pg. 137-163, North Melbourne, 2007, front cover (colour illus.), 142 (colour illus.), 143. figure 131