The painter - self portrait
oil on canvas
51.2 x 41.5 cm stretcher; 69.2 x 59.1 x 5.2 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "J.S.WATKINS". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Loan memorial exhibition of paintings and drawings by the late J.S. Watkins, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jun 1943–30 Jun 1943
100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948
Referenced in 3 publications
Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 7. cat.no. 24
Unknown, Margaret Sawicki, Unknown and Unknown, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 40 (illus.).
Loan memorial exhibition of paintings and drawings by the late J.S. Watkins, 'John Samuel Watkins, 1866-1942', pg. 5-6, Sydney, 1943, 4 (illus.), 12. cat.no. 31; titled 'The painter - self portrait'; Lent by Mrs J.S. Watkins