- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
91.5 x 71.1 cm stretcher; 121.0 x 100.0 x 6.5 cm frame
0 - Whole, 87 x 66 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, red oil "Eric WILSON '45".
- Gift of Miss Jean Appleton 1959
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Archibald Prize
- - 1945
- Artist information
Works in the collection
This work was a finalist in the 1945 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1959.
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1945), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jan 1946–19 Feb 1946
To look within: Self portraits in Australia, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, 16 Apr 2004–20 Jun 2004
To look within: Self portraits in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 09 Jul 2004–19 Sep 2004
Referenced in 3 publications
Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia (vol. 12, no. 1), 'Eric Wilson', pg. 48-57, Sydney, Jul 1974-Sep 1974, 48, 49 (illus.).
Mary Eagle, Australian Modern Painting Between the Wars 1914-1939, 'Sydney divided', pg. 138-165, Sydney, 1989, 154, 155 (colour illus.). plate no. 114
Anna Gray, Face: Australian portraits 1880-1960, Canberra, 2010, 106 (colour illus.).
Other works by Eric Wilson
Seated female nude, front view Eric Wilson circa 1938 37.1971 On display – 20th-century galleries (ground floor)
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