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Title

Self portrait

1945


Artist

Eric Wilson

Australia

05 Jan 1911 - 23 Nov 1946


About

This work was a finalist in the 1945 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1959.


Details


Place where the work was made

Rose Bay Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1945


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.5 x 71.1 cm stretcher; 121.0 x 100.0 x 6.5 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 87 x 66 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "Eric WILSON '45".


Credit

Gift of Miss Jean Appleton 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA3.1959


Archibald Prize

- 1945


Artist information

Eric Wilson

Works in the collection

66


Place

Where the work was made
Rose Bay

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia (vol. 12, no. 1), 'Eric Wilson', pg. 48-57, Sydney, Jul 1974-Sep 1974, 48, 49 (illus.).

Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Sydney divided', pg. 138-165, Sydney, 1989, 154, 155 (colour illus.). plate no. 114

Anne Gray, Face: Australian portraits 1880-1960, Canberra, 2010, 106 (colour illus.).