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An image of Silk and lace by W B McInnes

W B McInnes

(Australia 1889 – 1939)

Title
Silk and lace
Year
(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
Accession number
853
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (7)

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.).

Exhibition history (1)

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1926), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jan 1927–12 Feb 1927