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An image of Self portrait by Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson

(Australia 05 Jan 1911 – 23 Nov 1946)

Title
Self portrait
Place of origin
Rose BaySydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
OA3.1959
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (3)

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.).

Exhibition history (2)

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1945), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jan 1946–19 Feb 1946

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