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Title

Spy-hole


Artist

Louis James

Australia

22 Sep 1920 - 18 Jan 1996


About

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


Details


Other Title

Spyhole


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA5.1970


Sir John Sulman Prize

Winner - 1969


Artist information

Louis James

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


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

James Gleeson., Sun-Herald, 'Cheers for the prize takers', Sydney, 18 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 Northern daily leader, 'Archibald Prize to Sydney man', Tamworth, 15 Jan 1970, page number unknown. author 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