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An image of Professor A.L. McAulay by Jack Carington Smith

Jack Carington Smith

(Australia 26 Feb 1908 – 13 Mar 1972)

Professor A.L. McAulay
Place of origin
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas on hardboard

94.6 x 75.5 cm board; 112.4 x 94.0 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "Carington Smith 54".
Purchased 1955
Accession number
© Estate of Jack Carington Smith
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1954 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1955.

Bibliography (9)

Sue Backhouse, Jack Carington Smith, Hobart, 1976, 3 (illus.), 9, 12. 16

Famous Australian artists, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1964: Souvenir Catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Famous Australians, Adelaide, 1964. cat. no. 34

Joseph Burke., Jack Carington Smith, 'Foreward', Hobart, 1963. 6

Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia, 'Jack Carington Smith', pg. 258-268, Sydney, Jan 1973, 264 (illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1955, Sydney, 1955. 42

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 9. 19

Olympic Civic Committee of Melbourne City Council, The arts festival of the Olympic Games, Melbourne: a guide to the exhibitions with introductory commentaries on the arts in Australia, Melbourne, 1956, 106 (illus.).

Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 60 (colour illus.). titled 'Professor A. McAulay'

Tony Tuckson, New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship 1900 to 1956, Sydney, 1956, 10. 17

Exhibition history (8)

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1954), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1955–27 Feb 1955

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Feb 1956–29 Feb 1956

New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship 1900 to 1956, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Apr 1956 -

The Arts Festival of the Olympic Games (1956), National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Melbourne, 18 Nov 1956–15 Dec 1956

J. Carington Smith (1962), Myer Emporium, Adelaide, 21 Mar 1962–04 Apr 1962

Jack Carington Smith: a retrospective exhibition of paintings 1938-1963, Adult Education Board of Tasmania, 30 May 1963–Unknown

Famous Australians by famous Australian artists, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 07 Mar 1964–21 Mar 1964

Jack Carington Smith retrospective (1977):