This work was a finalist in the 1985 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1986.
oil on canvas
105.0 x 100.0 cm stretcher; 111.5 x 106.6 x 4.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pale red oil "Clifton/ '85".
Signed u.l. corner verso on canvas, black fibre-tipped pen ".../ BY CLIFTON PUGH".
Not on display
© Reproduced with permission
Shown in 1 exhibition
Clifton Pugh Australians, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 09 Dec 2005–26 Mar 2006
Referenced in 4 publications
Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 33-34.
Natalie Wilson, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Melbourne: realisms and mythologies', pg. 163-164, Sydney, 2000, 180 (colour illus.), 301.
Judith Wright, Look, 'Prizetime. The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibitions are upon us, and each has a character all its own', pg. 18-19, Melbourne, Apr 1999, 18 (colour illus.).
Unknown, After fire: a biography of Clifton Hugh, Melbourne, 2009, 166, between pages 378 and 379 (colour illus.).