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Title

Self portrait


Artist

William Pidgeon

Australia

1909 - 1981


About

This work was a finalist in the 1949 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1952.


Details


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

148.0 x 91.1 cm board; 171.0 x 114.8 x 5.4 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, blue oil "WE Pidgeon". Not dated.
Signed top c. verso on hardboard, brush and black ink ".../ W.E. PIDGEON/ .../ ...".


Credit

Gift of Mr J.C. Bancks 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8655


Archibald Prize

- 1949


Artist information

William Pidgeon

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history