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Title

Sir Robert Menzies


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Other Title

The Right Hon. R.G. Menzies


Date

(1960)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

62.9 x 52.1 cm board; 84.0 x 73.6 x 10.5 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 59.5 x 49.6 cm; SIGHT DIMENSIONS


Signature & date

Signed l.r., yellow oil "DOBeLl". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Time Magazine 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA10.1962


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Brian Adams, Portrait of an artist: A biography of William Dobell, Melbourne, 1983, 272-274. plate no. 24

Scott Bevan, Bill: the life of William Dobell, 'The world beyond', pg. 356-404, Cammeray, 2014, 393-397. general reference

Edmund Capon and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, (colour illus.). cat.no. 17

Prue Davidson, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'The later years', pg. 110-133, Sydney, 1997, 110, 120, 121 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 40a

Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Life at Wangi', pg. 74-97, New South Wales, 2011, 82.

James Gleeson, William Dobell, London, 1964, 194. plate no. 128

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'William Dobell', Sydney, 1976, (colour illus.). cat.no. 47; not paginated

Anne Loxley and Warren Horton, About Face - Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770-1993, Canberra, 1994, 4 (colour ilus.), 12.

K J Mason, Experience of Nationhood: modern Australia since 1901, Sydney, 2002, 222 (colour illus.). Source 6.10

Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 01 Apr 1960.

Desmond O'Shaughnessy, Art and medicine: reminiscences & reflections of a retiring surgeon, 'Postlude', pg. 79-87, Melbourne, 1999, 87.

Judith White, Australian art collector, 'Yours sincerely: William Dobell', pg. 56-59, Sydney, Apr 2000-Jun 2000, 59.

Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 03 Apr 1960.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Time, New York, 04 Apr 1960, cover (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Canberra times, Ainslie, 01 Apr 1960.