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Title

Souvenir

1943


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1943


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paperboard


Dimensions

20.1 x 25.1 cm board (irreg.); 32.0 x 37.1 x 3.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, white oil "W Dobell. 43".


Credit

Gift from the Instone Collection in memory of Roland Instone 1972


Location

Not on display


Accession number

84.1972


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Prue Davidson, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Return to Sydney and the war years', pg. 73-89, Sydney, 1997, 73, 74, 77 (colour illus), 78, 144. cat.no. 25a

Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Return to Australia, the war years', pg. 27-35, New South Wales, 2011, 28, 34 (colour illus.), 137.

Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: an artist's life, 'The War years', pg. 57-69, New South Wales, 2010, 61, 62 (colour illus.), 201 (colour illus.).

James Gleeson, The drawings of William Dobell in the Australian National Gallery, 'At the Cross', pg. 46-47, Canberra, 1992, 46, 47 (colour illus.), 63. figure no. 67

Hal Missingham, William Dobell, Brisbane, 1959. cat.no. 18; titled 'The souvenir'; Lent from the collection of late R Instone, Esq., Sydney; not paginated

Yvonne Preston, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Hunt for "borrower" as Dobell work is recovered', pg. 3, Sydney, 28 Aug 1984, 3 (illus.). Article about the theft and recovery of the painting from the Gallery in August 1984.