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An image of Spy-hole by Louis James

Louis James

(Australia 22 Sep 1920 – 18 Jan 1996)

Title
Spy-hole
Other titles:
Spyhole
Year
1969
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint and oil on canvas
Dimensions

182.8 x 152.4

Signature & date
Signed and dated verso on canvas, black fibre-tipped pen ".../ .../ louis JamES '69/ ...".
Credit
Gift of Patrick White 1970
Accession number
OA5.1970
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting won the Sulman Prize in 1969 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1970.

Bibliography (15)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1969, Sydney, 1969. cat.no. 205

Ray Crooke'., Border morning mail, 'Archibald Prize for a portrait, Albury, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author unknown

Ann Galbally., Age, 'Are our art awards relevant to the '70s?', Melbourne, 19 Jan 1970, page number unknown (illus.).

James Gleeson., Sun-Herald, 'Cheers for the prize takers', Sydney, 18 Jan 1970, page number unknown.

James Gleeson., The Sun, 'Few bright spots in Prize showing', Sydney, 14 Jan 1970, page number unknown.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney art world: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 87, 137-138.

Elwyn Lynn., Bulletin, 'Dinner-music art', Sydney, 24 Jan 1970, page number unknown (illus.). titled 'Spyhole'

Ian Mathews (Editor), The Canberra times, 'Archibald Prize to Ray Crooke', Ainslie, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown (illus.). author unknown

John Irvine Moorhead (Editor in Chief), The daily examiner, 'Portrait of writer wins prize for Sydney artist', Grafton, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author unknown

W. T. G. Richards (Editor in Chief), The West Australian, '$1,900 prize to Sydney painter', Perth, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author unknown

Roy E. Shone (Editor in Chief), Mercury, '"Archibald to NSW', Hobart, 15 Jan 2014, page number unknown. author unknown

Daniel Thomas., Sunday telegraph, 'Few paintings have merit', Sydney, 18 Jan 1970, page number unknown.

Editor Unknown (Editor in Chief), The Newcastle sun, 'Archibald Prize to Ray Crooke', Newcastle, 14 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author unknown

Editor Unknown (Editor in Chief), The Sun, 'Precision and subtlety', Sydney, 15 Jan 1971, page number unknown. author unknown; general reference

Editor Unknown (Editor in Chief), The Northern daily leader, 'Archibald Prize to Sydney man', Tamworth, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author unknown

Exhibition history (1)

Archibald, Wynne, Pring and Sulman Competitions for 1969, Sydney Town Hall, Australia, 15 Jan 1970–01 Feb 1970