Roy OPIE, Sketch for Archibald Prize portrait Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1909 – Paris, France 1968

  • France from 1960

Sketch for Archibald Prize portrait 1950 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled lower right in pen and black ink 'Opie / '50 / Sketch for Archibald / Prize 'Portrait' '.`
Dimensions: image 21.6 h x 18.0 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 19.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1671
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Mrs Ena Mudge, the artist's sister, 1979.