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Title

Self portrait

1957


Artist

Ivor Hele

Australia

13 Jun 1912 - 01 Dec 1993


About

This self portrait was awarded the Archibald Prize for 1957 and acquired by the Gallery in 1958


Details


Date

1957


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

121.9 x 83.2 cm board; 146.2 x 107.3 x 7.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "HELE/ 57".


Credit

Gift of the artist 1958


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9454


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1957


Artist information

Ivor Hele

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 18 publications

Bibliography


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. 10

Our Art Critic., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Art Prizes', Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

the "Mirror" art critic'., Daily Mirror, 'Painters and paintings, Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

Geoffrey Dutton., Bulletin, 'Artbursts: Archibald and Wynne', Sydney, 18 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

James Gleeson., Sun, 'Art's "anemia": prize "not to best portrait", Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

Erik Langker, Art Gallery of New South Wales quarterly, 'The Archibald prize', pg. 51-56, Sydney, Jan 1961, 51 (illus.).

Janet Morse, Look, 'Artist at work', pg. 19, Melbourne, Sep 1999, 19 (colour illus.).

Annna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 227 (colour illus.).

The Northern daily leader, 'Awarded Archibald Prize', Tamworth, 12 Dec 1957, page unknown (illus.). Archibald Prize review.

Unknown, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Chapter 3: The postwar years', pg. 38-60, Sydney, 2005, 50 (colour illus.), 51, 141 (colour illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'Hele wins again: this year's Archibald', Sydney, 11 Dec 1957, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.

Ivor Hele: the productive artist, Kent Town, 2002, 26, 52 (colour illus.).

Unknown, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Postwar Years', pg. 40-62, Sydney, 1999, 52 (colour illus.), 53, 131 (colour illus.).

Look, 'In The Picture', pg. 18, Heidelberg, Sep 1998, 18 (illus.).

Unknown and Unknown, About Face - Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770-1993, Canberra, 1994, 12.

Unknown, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 227 (colour illus.).

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1958, 10. cat.no. 16

Daily telegraph and daily news, 'Art controversy time here again', pg. 5, Sydney, 12 Dec 1957, 5 (illus.), 38, page unknown. Archibald Prize review.