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Title

Miss Whiteley

(circa 1955)

Artist

William Pidgeon

Australia

1909 – 1981

  • Details

    Date
    (circa 1955)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    101.6 x 76.2 cm stretcher; 119.6 x 94.4 x 3.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. corner, white oil "W Pidgeon". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1955
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9178
    Copyright
    © Peter Pidgeon/Copyright Agency

    Reproduction requests

    Archibald Prize
    - 1955
    Artist information
    William Pidgeon

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    This is a portrait of Australian writer Frannie Hopkirk, who sat twice for William Pidgeon. Hopkirk, sister of Australian artist Brett Whiteley, wrote the book 'Brett' 1996, a biography of her brother. She also wrote 'The seven loves of Mary Magdalen' 2015, a memoir that was short-listed for the Finch Memoir Prize.

    This work was a finalist in the 1954 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1955.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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