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Portrait of William Dargie, of Melbourne, Victoria, 1953 [picture] / Australian official photograph by Cliff Bottomley
Bib ID 1657960
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Bottomley, Cliff
 
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Description 1953 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 20.7 x 15.7 cm. 
Series

Collection of portraits of William Dargie, Australian artist.

Biography/History

Sir William Dargie was an official World War 2 artist and from 1946 to 1953 was head of the Victorian National Gallery Art School. He has won the Archibald prize eight times.

Notes

Condition: Good, but has two punch holes and is glued to card.

Title from caption on reverse.

Part of a collection of three photographs of William Dargie, two of which show him painting.

"L.30134, William Alexander Dargie, Australian artist. William Alexander Dargie, of Melbourne, Victoria, one of Australia's leading artists ... Australian official photograph by Cliff Bottomley." --Printed on label on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-146744588

Subjects Dargie, William, Sir, 1912-2003 -- Portraits.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Portrait painters -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Painters.
Other authors/contributors Australian News and Information Bureau

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