This work was a finalist in the 1954 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1955.
oil on canvas
101.6 x 76.2 cm stretcher; 119.6 x 94.4 x 3.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, white oil "W Pidgeon". Not dated.
Not on display
© Courtesy of Dorothy Pidgeon
Shown in 1 exhibition
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1955), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jan 1956–19 Feb 1956
Referenced in 5 publications
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1956 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 9. cat.no. 13
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1955, Sydney, 1955.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 25 Jan 1956.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 21 Jan 1956.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, 'Bought for National Art Gallery', Sydney, 07 Feb 1956, (illus.).