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An image of Woman filing her nails by Russell Drysdale

Russell Drysdale

(England, Australia 07 Feb 1912 – 29 Jun 1981)

Title
Woman filing her nails
Year
(1943)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

55.0 x 38.1 cm stretcher; 67.2 x 50.8 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, red oil "R Drysdale". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Anne Wienholt 1955
Accession number
9142
Copyright
© Russell Drysdale Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (16)

Russell Drysdale, The paintings of Russell Drysdale: reproducing fifteen plates in colour with an essay by Joseph Burke, 'List of works and owners, 1951', pg.47-52, Sydney, 1951, 41 (colour illus), 50. plate no. 13

Jenepher Duncan, Dr Joseph Brown, Rod Andrews and Margaret Plant, Russell Drysdale, Clayton, 1987, 42. cat.no. 23

Geoffrey Dutton, Russell Drysdale, 'Russell Drysdale - the man and his work', pg. 7-84, London, 1964, 29 (colour illus.), 76, 183. plate no. VI

Edwards and Shaw (Printer), Russell Drysdale: retrospective exhibition 1937 - 1960, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 26

Robert Hughes, The art of Australia, 'The stylists 1939-50', pg. 169-196, Ringwood, 1970, 193, 324.

Lou Klepac, The life and work of Russell Drysdale, 'The war years', pg. 49-58, Kensington, 1983, 55, 240 (colour illus.), 366. plate no. 55

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Russell Drysdale', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 52; not paginated

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 6. cat.no. 6

Charles Osborne, Masterpieces of Drysdale, London, 1975, 3 (colour illus.). plate no. 3; There is text on the verso of the illustration.

Geoffrey Smith, Russell Drysdale 1912-1981, Melbourne, 1997, 60, 61 (colour illus.). cat.no. 14

Sydney Ure Smith, Australian present day art, 'Russell Drysdale', pg. 32, Sydney, 1943, 32, 40 (illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Hemisphere, 'Drysdale's art changed the Australian outlook', pg. 12-18, Sydney, Nov 1960, 17 (illus.).

Daniel Thomas and Paul Haefliger, Russell Drysdale; a retrospective exhibition of paintings from 1937 to 1960, Sydney, 1960, 55. cat.no. 26

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 16 (colour illus.). Collection of Miss Anne Wienholt

Editor Unknown (Editor), Society of Artists book 1943, Sydney, 1943, 40 (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney Ure Smith memorial catalogue, Sydney, 1950, 29 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (11)

Fourteen recent paintings by Russell Drysdale, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 14 Apr 1943–03 May 1943

Annual Exhibition (1943), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 14 Aug 1943–01 Sep 1943

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1943), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 14 Aug 1943–01 Sep 1943

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

Russell Drysdale: a retrospective exhibition of paintings from 1937 to 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Oct 1960–06 Nov 1960

Russell Drysdale: A retrospective exhibition; paintings 1937-1960 (Queensland Art Gallery), Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 22 Apr 1961–28 May 1961

Russell Drysdale (Adelaide 1964), John Martin's Auditorium, 04 Mar 1964–21 Mar 1964

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Russell Drysdale [at Monash University Gallery 1987], Monash University Gallery, Clayton, 13 Mar 1987–16 Apr 1987

Russell Drysdale 1912-1981:

Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from Australian collections (2000), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 15 Jan 2000–27 Feb 2000