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Title

Silk and lace


Artist

W B McInnes

Australia

1889 - 1939


About

Silk and lace was awarded The Archibald Prize in 1926. The subject of William McInnes's fifth winning portrait was artist Esther Paterson. The work was acquired in 1927.


Details


Date

(1926)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

113.4 x 92.0 cm stretcher; 151.7 x 129.6 x 15.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "W.B. McINNES". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1927


Location

Not on display


Accession number

853


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1926


Artist information

W B McInnes

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 214 (colour illus.).

Erik Langker, Art Gallery of New South Wales quarterly, 'The Archibald prize', pg. 51-56, Sydney, Jan 1961, 51, 52 (illus.).

Lionel Lindsay., 150 years of Australian art, 'Foreword', Sydney, 1938, (illus.). cat.no. 39; not paginated

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 21 (colour illus.), 22, 122 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Chapter 2: The early decades', pg. 15-37, Sydney, 2005, 18 (colour illus.), 19, 133.

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 19], Sydney, Mar 1927, 13 (illus.).

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 214 (colour illus.).