(United Kingdom, Australia 28 Aug 1893 – 13 Aug 1977)
61.0 x 78.5 cm board; 69.0 x 86.2 x 3.6 cm frame
This work was a finalist in the 1947 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1976.
Ann Proudfoot (Curator), An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'List of works', pg. 117-124, Orange, 2011, 119.
Manly Art Gallery and Museum (Editor), Artists as social commentators and activists, Sydney, 2007, 7 (colour illus.), 30. no catalogue numbers
John McDonald, Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 121 (colour illus.), 256. no catalogue numbers
John Marsden, Prayer for the twenty-first century, Port Melbourne, 1997, (colour illus.). not paginated
Steven Miller and Eileen Chanin, The art and life of Weaver Hawkins, Roseville, 1995, (colour illus.). plate no. 19
Rod James, Nuclear (r)age: the bomb in Australian art, 'Nuclear (R)Age: the bomb in Australian art', pg. 4-16, Clayton, Jun 1993, 4, 5, 19 (colour illus.), 29. cat.no. 29
S.H. Ervin Gallery, Weaver Hawkins 1893-1977, Sydney, 1995. cat.no. 30; Collection AGNSW
Sam Neill, Celebrity choice: Sam Neill, Sydney, 1987, not paginated. no catalogue numbers
Christine Dixon and Terry Smith, Aspects of Australian figurative painting 1942-1962: dreams, fears and desires, Sydney, 1984, 36 (colour illus.).
Daniel Thomas, Project 11: Weaver Hawkins, 'Weaver Hawkins', Sydney, 1976, not paginated. cat.no. 25, collection of the artist
Art Gallery of New South Wales (Editor), Catalogue of acquisitions 1976, Sydney, 1976, 24 (illus.).
Ron Radford, Weaver Hawkins, 1893-1977 : memorial retrospective exhibition 1977-1979, Ballarat, 1977. cat.no. 16; not paginated
Alan Sisley, Central Western Daily, 'Femme fatale doesn't paint a pretty picture', n.pag., Orange, 24 Sep 2011, n.pag. (colour illus.). Article relates to the exhibition 'An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection' held at Orange Regional Gallery in 2011.
Project 11 - Weaver Hawkins (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Feb 1976–14 Mar 1976
Weaver Hawkins (1893-1977): memorial retrospective exhibition:
Aspects of Australian Figurative Painting 1942-1962: Dreams, Fears and Desires (The 5th Biennale of Sydney), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Apr 1984–17 Jun 1984
Celebrity Choice - Sam Neill, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jan 1987–08 Feb 1987
The Bomb, Monash University Gallery, Clayton, 13 Jul 1993–21 Aug 1993
Weaver Hawkins retrospective:
Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 08 Dec 2000–11 Feb 2001
Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006:
An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 27 Aug 2011–30 Oct 2011
Home front: wartime Sydney 1939–45, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 31 Mar 2012–09 Sep 2012