Portrait of Thelma Clune
24 Sep 1899 - 13 May 1970
This work was a finalist in the 1946 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1983.
oil on hardboard
89.5 x 75.0 cm board; 100.6 x 86.1 x 4.0m frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, yellow oil "WILLIAM DOBELL". Not dated.
Gift of Charles Lloyd Jones Jr. by exchange 1983
Not on display
© Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Kings Cross - Bohemian Sydney, Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Bay, 31 May 2003–21 Sep 2003
Inside the cover: patron & painter The bookplates of Adrian Feint, Carrick Hill, Australia, 07 Mar 2018–30 Jun 2018
Referenced in 4 publications
Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: his life, art and home, 'Life at Wangi', pg. 74-97, New South Wales, 2011, 89 (illus.), 136.
Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: an artist's life, 'Recovery at Wangi', pg. 93-109, New South Wales, 2010, 101, 102 (colour illus.), 149, 162, 163, 176, 199 (colour illus.).
Peter Raissis, William Dobell - the painter's progress, 'Recovery at Wangi', pg. 90-109, Sydney, 1997, 90, 98, 99 (colour illus.), 144. cat.no. 30a
Lola Wilkins, A tribute to William Dobell, 'The importance of paint', Canberra, 1999, 44.