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Title

Woman filing her nails

(1943)


Artist

Russell Drysdale

England, Australia

07 Feb 1912 - 29 Jun 1981


Details


Date

(1943)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

55.0 x 38.1 cm stretcher; 67.2 x 50.8 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, red oil "R Drysdale". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Anne Wienholt 1955


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9142


Artist information

Russell Drysdale

Artist profile

Works in the collection

37


Shown in 11 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 16 publications

Bibliography


Russell Drysdale, The paintings of Russell Drysdale: reproducing fifteen plates in colour with an essay by Joseph Burke, 'List of works and owners, 1951', pg.47-52, Sydney, 1951, 41 (colour illus), 50. plate no. 13

Geoffrey Dutton, Russell Drysdale, 'Russell Drysdale - the man and his work', pg. 7-84, London, 1964, 29 (colour illus.), 76, 183. plate no. VI

Daniel Thomas and Paul Haefliger, Russell Drysdale; a retrospective exhibition of paintings from 1937 to 1960, Sydney, 1960, 55. cat.no. 26

Robert Hughes, The art of Australia, 'The stylists 1939-50', pg. 169-196, Melbourne, 1970, 193, 324.

Lou Klepac, The life and work of Russell Drysdale, 'The war years', pg. 49-58, Kensington, 1983, 55, 240 (colour illus.), 366. plate no. 55

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Russell Drysdale', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 52; not paginated

Sydney Ure Smith, Australian present day art, 'Russell Drysdale', pg. 32, Sydney, 1943, 32, 40 (illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Hemisphere, 'Drysdale's art changed the Australian outlook', pg. 12-18, Sydney, Nov 1960, 17 (illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 16 (colour illus.). Collection of Miss Anne Wienholt

Edwards and Shaw (Printer), Russell Drysdale: retrospective exhibition 1937 - 1960, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 26

Jenepher Duncan, Dr Joseph Brown, Unknown and Unknown, Russell Drysdale, Clayton, 1987, 42. cat.no. 23

Masterpieces of Drysdale, London, 1975, 3 (colour illus.). plate no. 3; There is text on the verso of the illustration.

Geoffrey Smith, Russell Drysdale 1912-1981, Melbourne, 1997, 60, 61 (colour illus.). cat.no. 14

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 6. cat.no. 6

Sydney Ure Smith memorial catalogue, Sydney, 1950, 29 (colour illus.).

Society of Artists book 1943, Sydney, 1943, 40 (illus.).