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Jack Carington Smith Professor AL McAulay

oil on canvas on hardboard

94.6 x 75.5 cm board; 112.4 x 94 cm frame

The subject of this portrait by Jack Carington Smith is Alexander Leicester McAulay (1895-1969), professor of physics from 1927 to 1959 at the University of Tasmania. Carington Smith exhibited four portraits of McAulay in the Archibald; this one, now in the Art Gallery of NSW collection, is the third. The others were in 1947, 1950 and 1963.