This work was a finalist in the 1956 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1957.
oil on hardboard
127.0 x 101.6 cm board; 148.0 x 122.0 x 5.7 cm frame :
0 - Whole; 123.2 x 97.8 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION
Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner, pale brown oil "Inson `56".
Not on display
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1956), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 1957–17 Feb 1957
Exhibition of selected entries from the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman competitions (1957):
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1958–16 Mar 1958
The Windsor Group, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 01 Sep 2006–26 Nov 2006
Artists as Social Commentators and Activists 1946-2006:
Graeme Inson Retrospective Exhibition, Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Lavender Bay, 12 May 2014–31 May 2014
Referenced in 3 publications
Manly Art Gallery and Museum (Editor), Artists as social commentators and activists, Sydney, 2007, 31.
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1956, Sydney, 1956.
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1957, 8. cat.no. 10