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Title

Saddle my nag


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Other Titles

Saddle-me-nag

Saddle-my-nag


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(1941)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on plywood


Dimensions

29.4 x 60.8 cm board; 46.5 x 77.5 x 5.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, white oil "WILLIAM DOBELL". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA11.1962


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: an artist's life, 'The War years', pg. 57-69, New South Wales, 2010, 41 (illus.), 59 (colour illus.), 200 (colour illus.). NOTE: 'Sketch for Saddle my nag' 1937 is illustrated on page 41.

Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Return to Australia, the war years', pg. 27-35, New South Wales, 2011, 27, 31 (colour illus.), 136. NOTE: 'Sketch for Saddle my nag' 1937 is illustrated on page 27.

Shireen Huda, Pedigree and panache: a history of the art auction in Australia, 'Chapter 4. Australian Art at auction: the 1960s market', pg. 55-77, Canberra, 2008, 61, 62, 64.

Alan McCulloch, The heroic years of Australian painting, 1940-1965: the Herald exhibition, Melbourne, 1977, (colour illus.). plate no. 15

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly (vol. 4, no. 3), Sydney, Apr 1963.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition, Sydney, 1942. cat.no. 36; Collection of the artist

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1943. cat.no. 105; Collection of Norman Schureck

Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'London: life and portraits', pg. 32-72, Sydney, 1997, 34, 69 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 22

Daniel Thomas, Art and Australia, 'Australian collection', pg. 52-62, Sydney, Jul 1972, 57 (illus.).

Laurence Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'William Dobell', pg. 3-5, Sydney, Oct 1959, 4.

Laurie Thomas (Editor), Jubilee exhibition of Australian art, Sydney, 1951, 44. cat.no. 129; Collection of Norman Schureck Esq.

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