(Australia 1922– )
74.0 x 121.0cm
Artist Ray Crook and writer George Johnston were neighbours in the Sydney suburb of Mosman. The Archibald 1969 win came as something of a surprise to the art community as Crooke was known primarily as a landscape painter.
Peter Ross, 'Let's Face It: The history of the Archibald Prize' 2005, pg. 144.
Peter Ross (Australia) (Author), Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, Sydney, 2005, 61 (colour illus.),144 (colour illus.).
Peter Ross (Australia) (Author), Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, Sydney, 1999, 63 (colour illus.), 134 (colour illus.).
'The Archibald Prize' by Anna Waldmann, pg. 213-236., Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2) Summer 1982, Summer 1982, 232 (colour illus.).
Mervyn Horton (Australia, b.1917, d.1983) (Editor), Anna Waldmann (Australia) (Author), The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 232 (colour illus.).
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1969), Sydney Town Hall, 15 Jan 1969–01 Feb 1969.
North of Capricorn: the Art of Ray Crooke, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, 21 Nov 1997–04 Jan 1998.
Inaugural permanent display, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], 04 Mar 1999–04 Mar 2000.