This work was a finalist in the 1954 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1955.
oil on canvas on hardboard
94.6 x 75.5 cm board; 112.4 x 94.0 x 6.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "Carington Smith 54".
Not on display
© Estate of Jack Carington Smith
Where the work was made
Referenced in 9 publications
Famous Australian artists, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1964: Souvenir Catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Famous Australians, Adelaide, 1964. cat. no. 34
Joseph Burke., Jack Carington Smith, 'Foreward', Hobart, 1963. cat.no. 6
Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia, 'Jack Carington Smith', pg. 258-268, Sydney, Jan 1973, 264 (illus.).
Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 60 (colour illus.). titled 'Professor A. McAulay'
Tony Tuckson, New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship 1900 to 1956, Sydney, 1956, 10. cat.no. 17
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1955, Sydney, 1955. cat.no. 42
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 9. cat.no. 19
Jack Carington Smith, Hobart, 1976, 3 (illus.), 9, 12. cat.no. 16