This work was a finalist in the 1961 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1962.
Portrait of Roy Fluke
oil on canvas
91.5 x 71.0 cm stretcher; 111.3 x 91.1 x 5.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "Dora Toovey/ '61".
Signed u.r. corner verso on canvas on stretcher member, black oil "... Dora Toovey/ ...".
Not on display
© Estate of Dora Toovey
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Selected entries from the Archibald and Sulman competitions (1962), National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1962 -
Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963
Referenced in 1 publication
The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Selected entries from the Archibald and Wynne Competitions', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, cat. no. 2