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Title

Cable layers


Artist

Roderick Shaw

Australia

17 Sep 1915 - 07 Dec 1992


About

This work was a finalist in the 1946 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1952.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1946


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on plywood


Dimensions

76.2 x 91.5 cm board; 90.5 x 106.0 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.l. corner, red oil "Roderick Shaw 1946".


Credit

Purchased 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8647


Sir John Sulman Prize

- 1946


Artist information

Roderick Shaw

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Richard Haese, Rebels and precursors : the revolutionary years of Australian art, Ringwood, 1981, 173 (illus.).

Manly Art Gallery and Museum (Editor), Artists as social commentators and activists, Sydney, 2007, 30, 2 (colour illus.).

Charles Merewether, Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams 1931-1948, Sydney, 1984, 108, 170 (illus.). cat.no. 111

Kathleen von Witt., The Windsor Group, 'The Windsor Group', Hawkesbury River, 2006. not paginated