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William DARGIE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 2003

  • Europe undated, Brisbane

Drawing for portrait of Lionel Lindsay. (1958) Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; gouache; paper drawing in crayon and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Dargie'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge of matt in ink, 'To Val, This odd Christmas card, with all my best wishes for that Season/ and the New Year. / I had intended to let this original sketch for the portrait of dear old Lionel/go to the C'wealth Coll. but since James has assured me the portrait is/not considered part of that coll. I would sooner you owned it / Yrs/Bill.'.
Dimensions: image 20.0 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 23.6 h x 29.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Valda Leehy
Accession No: NGA 00.28
  • Gift to Valda Leehy, from the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Valda Leehy, Canberra, at an unestablished date.