This work was a finalist in the 1946 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1952.
oil on plywood
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".
Not on display
Sir John Sulman Prize
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 27 Sep 1984–28 Oct 1984
- Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 15 Nov 1984–06 Jan 1985
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 24 Jan 1985–03 Mar 1985
- Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane 26 Mar 1985–28 Apr 1985
The Windsor Group, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 01 Sep 2006–26 Nov 2006
Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006:
Referenced in 5 publications
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
Hal Missingham., Hemisphere: an Asian-Australian magazine, 'Paintings by Australian artists', Sydney, May 1957, 17 (illus.).
Kathleen von Witt., The Windsor Group, 'The Windsor Group', Hawkesbury River, 2006. not paginated