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Title

Portrait study of a lady

1923


Artist

W B McInnes

Australia

1889 - 1939


About

This painting won the Archibald Prize in 1923 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1924


Details


Other Titles

Portrait.

Portrait of a lady


Date

1923


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

100.5 x 77.6 cm stretcher; 108.7 x 88.7 x 10.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "McINNES 23".


Credit

Purchased 1924


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4833


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1923


Artist information

W B McInnes

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1978, Sydney, 1978, 10.

Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 215 (colour illus.). NOTE: This winning portrait was exhibited for two months. All other entries were exhibited for two weeks.

Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 12 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, ‘Chapter 2: The early decades’, pg. 15-37, Sydney, 2005, 16 (colour illus.), 132. titled 'Portrait of a lady'

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 18 (colour illus.), 19, 122 (colour illus.).

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 215 (colour illus.).