24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970
Study for 'Joshua Smith'
silverpoint on paper
22.4 x 17.3 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Lucy Swanton 1972
Not on display
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation
Shown in 9 exhibitions
An exhibition of paintings and drawings from the collection of Lucy Swanton (1960), War Memorial Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney, 02 May 1960–13 May 1960
Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980
The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Aug 1990–28 Oct 1990
William Dobell the painter's progress (1997-1998):
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 14 Feb 1997–27 Apr 1997
- Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle 07 May 1997–06 Jul 1997
- Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne 29 Jul 1997–21 Sep 1997
- Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane 25 Oct 1997–07 Dec 1997
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 08 Jan 1998–01 Mar 1998
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Bodyline, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 03 Feb 2001–08 Apr 2001
Portraits in context: the early work of William Dobell (2003), Carrick Hill, Australia, 08 Mar 2003–29 Jun 2003
Themes and Variations: Australian drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, 17 Oct 2008–30 Nov 2008
Discovering Dobell, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 27 May 2017–13 Aug 2017
Referenced in 4 publications
Prue Davidson, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Return to Sydney and the war years', pg. 73-89, Sydney, 1997, 88, 89 (colour illus.). cat.no. 28a
Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 3.
William Dobell: portraits in context, 'Image of contention', pg. 10-20, Kent Town, 2003, 6 (colour illus.).
The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 26