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Title

Natives carrying a pig

(1950)


Artist

William Dobell

Australia, England

24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970


Details


Date

(1950)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

17.0 x 30.5 cm board; 31.2 x 45.0 x 2.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, yellow oil "DOBELL". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Beatrice Moresby through the National Art Collections Fund in memory of her mother 1987


Location

Not on display


Accession number

542.1987


Artist information

William Dobell

Artist profile

Works in the collection

1,130


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Recovery at Wangi', pg. 90-109, Sydney, 1997, 109 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 37a

Natalie Wilson, Painter in paradise: William Dobell in New Guinea, 'Return to Wangi', pg. 60-99, Sydney, 2015, 64, 79, 124. cat.no. 68