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An image of Causeway, Tuggerah by Roland Wakelin

Roland Wakelin

(Australia 1887 – 1971)

Causeway, Tuggerah
Media category
Materials used
oil on paper on paperboard

14.0 x 17.5 cm board; 27.1 x 30.4 x 2.9 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, black ink "R. Wakelin 1919".
Purchased 1967
Accession number
© Roland Wakelin Estate
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (9)

Douglas Dundas, Roland Wakelin retrospective, 'Introduction', pg. 3-6, Sydney, 1967, 7. 12; collection of Macquarie Galleries

Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'De Maistre's war', pg. 42-51, Sydney, 1989, 48 (colour illus.), 49.

Deborah Edwards and Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Sydney moderns', pg. 13-20, Sydney, 2013, 18 (colour illus., detail), 42, 317.

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 10, 29 (illus.). 26

Dr Deborah Hart, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Beatrice Irwin and Grace Cossington Smith: women on the wings of colour in art', pg. 17-22, Paddington, 2008, 19-20.

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Roland Wakelin', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). 35; not paginated

Laura Pia, Look, 'Colour music: Composing paintings with colours as notes', pg. 34-37, Newtown, Jul 2008, 37 (colour illus.).

Leslie Walton, The art of Roland Wakelin, Sydney, 1987, 17-18, 44 (colour illus.), 125. plate no. 11

Nick Waterlow, Colour in art: Revisiting 1919, 'Colour in Art -1919 and Now', pg. 8-11, Paddington, 2008, 8 (colour illus.), 40 (colour illus.), 63.

Exhibition history (7)

Roland Wakelin retrospective (1967):

Acquisitions 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Mar 1968–01 Apr 1968

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986

Colour in Art - revisiting 1919:

Australian modern masterpieces from the Art Gallery of New South Wales:

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013