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An image of Self portrait by Fred Coventry

Fred Coventry

(Australia 1905 – 1997)

Title
Self portrait
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1927
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pencil
Dimensions

38.8 x 28.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner., pencil "F.H Coventry/ 31.7.27".
Credit
Gift of Richard Smart 1968
Accession number
DA20.1968
Copyright
© the estate of Fred Coventry
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Turning point', pg. 52-61, Sydney, 1989, 55 (illus.).

Jennifer Hardy, Bodyline: 100 years of Australian drawing - Education kit, Gymea, 2001, (illus.). not paginated

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 52 (illus.). cat.no. 41

Hendrik Kolenberg, The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1990, illus.. cat.no. 17

Vaughan Rees, Art-i-facts: Book Two, an exploration of ideas in drawing, Roseville, 1998, 18 (illus.).

Gail Ross, Art New Zealand, 'Art & Industry: Frederick Halford Coventry (1905-1997)', pg. 60-63, New Zealand, Summer 2007-2008, 60, 60 (illus.).

Exhibition history (6)

The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Aug 1990–28 Oct 1990

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998

The possibilities of Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 04 Mar 1999–20 Jun 1999

Bodyline, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 03 Feb 2001–08 Apr 2001

To look within: Self portraits in Australia:

Unknown, Grosvenor Gallery, England, Grosvenor Gallery, London, England, Unknown–Unknown