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An image of Camille Gheysens by William Dobell

William Dobell

(Australia, England 24 Sep 1899 – 13 May 1970)

Camille Gheysens
Other titles:
Mr Cami Gheysens
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

100.7 x 100.7 cm board; 122.3 x 122.7 x 5.5 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 101 x 101.2 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, red oil "DOBELL". Not dated.
Gift of Mr Camille Gheysens Australian Composer 1964
Accession number
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1957 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1964.

Bibliography (6)

Prue Davidson, State of the arts, 'The later years', pg. 110-133, Sydney, Dec 1996-Mar 1997, 110, 111 (colour illus.), 113, 144. 38a

Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Life at Wangi', pg. 74-97, New South Wales, 2011, 78.

Geoffrey Dutton., Bulletin, 'Artbursts: Archibald and Wynne', Sydney, 18 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

James Gleeson., Sun, 'Art's "anemia": prize "not to best portrait"', Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1965, (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, 'James Cook Art Review', pg. 38, Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, 38. Archibald Prize review.

Exhibition history (5)

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Competitions 1957, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Dec 1957–12 Jan 1958

Collectors' exhibition, Chatterton Gallery, Sydney, 16 Mar 1960 -

William Dobell: Paintings from 1926 - 1964 (1964), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jul 1964–30 Aug 1964

1940-1965: The heroic years of Australian painting:

William Dobell the painter's progress (1997-1998):