38.8 x 28.2 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner., pencil "F.H Coventry/ 31.7.27".
Gift of Richard Smart 1968
Not on display
© the estate of Fred Coventry
Where the work was made
Shown in 6 exhibitions
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:
- University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane 16 Apr 2004–20 Jun 2004
- National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra 09 Jul 2004–19 Sep 2004
Unknown, Grosvenor Gallery, England, Grosvenor Gallery, London, England, Unknown–Unknown
Referenced in 6 publications
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, Sydney, 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.).