Portrait of Hardy Wilson
possibly 14 March 1958 - 23 Dec 1943
William Hardy Wilson (1881-1955) was a famous Australian architect, designer, artist and author.
oil on canvas
91.9 x 71.7 cm stretcher
Signature & date
Signed and dated c.l., tan paint "George Henry 1909".
Gift of Dr Lachlan Hardy Wilson the sitter's son 1944
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Retrospective exhibition of the works of Hardy Wilson (1981), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, Jan 1981–Feb 1981
Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981
Lachlan Hardy Wilson, Launceston/Tasmania/Australia, Gift of Dr Wilson, the sitter's son 1944
Referenced in 4 publications
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 98. cat.no. 935
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 84 (illus.).
Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers
William Hardy Wilson: artist, architect, orientalist, visionary, Sydney, 2001, 166 (illus.), 175 (illus.), 216 (colour illus.), 217, 235. illustrations on pages 166 and 175 are a 1912 photograph by Henry King of the painting hanging in Hardy Wilson's Darlinghurst apartment