An image of Still life with golden background

Chris O'Doherty

(Australia 1951 – )

Still life with golden background

Location
Not on display
Further information

Along with his cast of absurd characters O’Doherty has created many self-portraits over the years, this one is strikingly candid. The artist’s stare is piercing and intense, yet vulnerable and questioning as he looks out at the viewer. This work would complement O’Doherty’s 1999 Self portrait with sink.

Year
1986
Media
Drawing
Medium
charcoal and pastel on paper
Dimensions
12.5 x 15.2 cm image; 34.8 x 36.5 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, black ink "Reg-M. 86".

Credit
Gift of by Frank Watters 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
46.2018
Copyright
© Chris O'Doherty a.k.a. Reg Mombassa