- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on plywood
- 76.2 x 91.5 cm board; 90.5 x 106.0 x 5.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner, red oil "Roderick Shaw 1946".
- Purchased 1952
- 20th-century galleries (ground floor)
- Accession number
- © Art Gallery of New South Wales
- Sir John Sulman Prize
- - 1946
- Artist information
Works in the collection
This work was a finalist in the 1946 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1952.
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Sep 1984–28 Oct 1984
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 15 Nov 1984–06 Jan 1985
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 24 Jan 1985–03 Mar 1985
Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 26 Mar 1985–28 Apr 1985
The Windsor Group, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 01 Sep 2006–26 Nov 2006
Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly, 06 Sep 2007–28 Oct 2007
Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 08 Feb 2008–30 Mar 2008
20th-Century galleries Rehang (Ground Level), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Aug 2022–2023
Referenced in 5 publications
Richard Haese, Rebels and precursors : the revolutionary years of Australian art, Ringwood, 1981, 173 (illus.).
Manly Art Gallery and Museum (Editor), Artists as social commentators and activists, Sydney, 2007, 30, 2 (colour illus.).
Charles Merewether, Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams 1931-1948, Sydney, 1984, 108, 170 (illus.). cat.no. 111
Hal Missingham., Hemisphere: an Asian-Australian magazine, 'Paintings by Australian artists', Sydney, May 1957, 17 (illus.).
Kathleen von Witt., The Windsor Group, 'The Windsor Group', Hawkesbury River, 2006. not paginated
Other works by Roderick Shaw
See all 5 works