We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

William Pidgeon Mrs WE Pidgeon

oil on canvas board

100.5 x 75 cm

Image courtesy Peter Pidgeon

The subject of this portrait by William Pidgeon is his first wife, Jessie Pidgeon (née Graham), who died in September 1952, within a year of the portrait being painted. The work is now in the WE Pidgeon Archive in the National Library of Australia.