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WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Lady Lloyd Jones (1951)

$80,000–100,000

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© William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2020

WILLIAM DOBELL

1899-1970
Lady Lloyd Jones (1951)

oil on composition board
signed 'WILLIAM DOBELL' lower left
77 x 64 cm

  • Lot Sold $80,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $100,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

William Dobell, Sydney
Sir Charles and Lady Lloyd Jones, Sydney, commissioned from the above in 1951
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Charles Lloyd Jones, Sydney, acquired from the above by exchange on 5 July 1983
Sotheby's Australia
Corporate Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1996
Sotheby's Australia
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1999

Exhibited

The Archibald Prize, 1951, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 January - 24 February 1952, no. 50
Contemporary Australian Painting, Auckland City Art Gallery, February - March 1957, no. 11
The Art of William Dobell, National Gallery Society of Queensland, Brisbane, 11 August - September 1959, no. 35
William Dobell: Paintings from 1926-1964
, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 July - 30 August 1964, no. 134 (label verso)
William Dobell Exhibition
, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, November 1964, no. 3 (label verso)

Literature

1951 Archibald Prize Illustrated, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1952, plate 4
Arnold Shore, 'Ease, Excellence Mark Archibald Winner', The Argus, Melbourne, 26 January 1952, p. 5
'Archibald Prize for Hele', The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 26 January 1952, p. 5
Alan McCulloch, 'Harmony on Art Award', The Herald, Melbourne, 26 January 1952, p. 3
James Gleeson, 'Not Impressed by Hele Portrait', The Mail, Adelaide, 26 January 1952, p. 5
Joe Jonsson, 'Crowds Sought the Winner - Stayed to Admire Dobell', The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 29 January 1952, p. 2
'Archibald Prize, 1951', Le Courier Australien, Sydney, 8 February 1952, p. 5
'The Archibald Prize', The Warwick Daily News, Queensland, 20 February 1952, p. 5
James Gleeson, William Dobell, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964, cat. no. 207, pp. 199, 104, '1952'

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