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Title

Camille Gheysens

(1957)


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


About

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


Details


Other Title

Mr Cami Gheysens


Date

(1957)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Gift of Mr Camille Gheysens Australian Composer 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA17.1964


Archibald Prize

- 1957


Artist information

William Dobell

Works in the collection

1,129


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Prue Davidson, State of the arts, 'The later years', pg. 110-133, Sydney, Dec 1996-Mar 1997, 110, 111 (colour illus.), 113, 144. cat.no. 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.