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Title

Portrait of Albert Tucker


Artist

Louis Kahan

Australia, Austria

05 May 1905 - 16 Jul 2002


About

This work was a finalist in the 1961 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1962.


Details


Date

1961


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard


Dimensions

91.4 x 121.9 cm board; 113.2 x 143.8 x 2.6 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 91.5 x 122 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., oil "Louis Kahan 61".


Credit

Purchased 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA7.1962


Archibald Prize

- 1961


Artist information

Louis Kahan

Works in the collection

27


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, (colour illus.). cat.no. 37

Lesley Harding, Louis Kahan: drawing on life, Horsham, 2005, 22. cat.no. 5

Jewish Museum of Australia, Catalogue of Louis Kahan retrospecitve exhibition, Melbourne, 1997, 10.

Susan McCulloch, Alan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs, The new McCulloch's encyclopedia of Australian art, Carlton, 2006, 791 (colour illus.).

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. 3