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An image of Coolie by Ian Fairweather

Ian Fairweather

(Scotland, Australia 29 Sep 1891 – 20 May 1974)

Other titles:
(Figure in a hat)
Figure in a Hat
Media category
Materials used
gouache on cardboard

53.0 x 38.6 cm board (irreg.); 62.3 x 48.3 x 4.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pale blue gouache "IF". Not dated.
Purchased 1956
Accession number
© Ian Fairweather/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Murray Bail, Ian Fairweather, 'Drawings, mostly', pg. 84-93, Sydney, 2009, 91 (colour illus.), 253. plate no. 67; Note that this publication refers to this work by the title "Figure in a Hat".

Murray Bail, Mary Eagle, Drusilla Modjeska, Martin Armiger, Joanna Capon and Pierre Ryckmans, Fairweather, Australia, 1994, 94 (colour illus.), 142. plate no. 22; Note that this publication refers to this work by the title "Figure in a hat".

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. 13

Leon Paroissien (Editor), Australian Art Review, 'Ian Fairweather', p140-143, Rozelle, 1982, 143 (illus.).

Queensland Art Gallery (Curator), Fairweather: a retrospective exhibition, South Brisbane, Jun 1965. 33; not paginated; this publication refers to this print by the title "Figure in hat".

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 43. 107; This publication refers to this work as "Figure in hat".

Exhibition history (3)

Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary (1962-63):

Fairweather: a retrospective exhibition (1965-1966):

Fairweather (1994):