This painting won the Archibald Prize in 1923 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1924
Portrait of a lady
oil on canvas
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".
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Archibald Prize, 1923, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jan 1924–11 Mar 1924
Referenced in 6 publications
Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 215 (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.).
Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 12 (colour illus.).
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.
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1978, Sydney, 1978, 10.