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An image of Cable layers by Roderick Shaw

Roderick Shaw

(Australia 17 Sep 1915 – 07 Dec 1992)

Title
Cable layers
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
8647
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (4)

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

Exhibition history (3)

Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams:

The Windsor Group, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 01 Sep 2006–26 Nov 2006

Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006: