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Title

Portrait of Ginger West

(circa 1915)


Artist

Roland Wakelin

Australia

1887 - 1971


Details


Date

(circa 1915)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

45.7 x 35.5 cm board; 52.8 x 42.6 x 2.9 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA20.1967


Artist information

Roland Wakelin

Artist profile

Works in the collection

55


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Clark, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Roland Wakelin: the early years', pg. 42-45, Sydney, 2013, 44 (colour illus.), 317.

Douglas Dundas, Roland Wakelin retrospective, 'Introduction', pg. 3-6, Sydney, 1967, 7, 10 (illus.). cat.no. 3

Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 54 (colour illus.), 146, 147.

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Roland Wakelin', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 34; not paginated