William DOBELL David Chambers 1944

Art Artwork from Australia. Published by Gould Galleries on Saturday 09 February 2013.

David Chambers image

Year: 1944

oil on composition board. 48.5 x 43.0cm. Inscribed lower left: William Dobell 46. Provenance: Mrs J W Chambers, Sydney; Mrs D M Tooth, Moss Vale, NSW, by 1964; Purchased by private collection, Melbourne, through Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne in 1978.

Exhibited:
William Dobell Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 July – 30 August 1964, no. 103;
Spring Exhibition 1978, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 25 September – 30 August 1978, no. 108, illustrated.
The Director’s Choice 2012, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 19 July – 31 August 2012, no 6, illustrated.

Literature:
Brian Penton, The Art of William Dobell, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1946, p. 114 (illustrated);
James Gleeson, William Dobell, Thames and Hudson,
London, 1964, p. 195, no. 139.

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