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An image of Portrait of Albert Tucker by Louis Kahan

Louis Kahan

(Australia, Austria 05 May 1905 – 16 Jul 2002)

Portrait of Albert Tucker
Media category
Materials used
oil, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard

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".
Purchased 1962
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (5)

Edmund Capon and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, (colour illus.). 37

Lesley Harding, Louis Kahan: drawing on life, Horsham, 2005, 22. 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

Exhibition history (5)

Selected entries from the Archibald and Sulman competitions (1962), National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1962 -

Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Competitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jan 1963–17 Feb 1963

Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963

Louis Kahan: A Portrait (1997), Jewish Museum of Australia, 15 Jun 1997–17 Aug 1997

Louis Kahan: drawing on life (2005):