(Australia 1909 – 1981)
- Not on display
- Further information
This is a portrait of Australian writer Frannie Hopkirk, who sat twice for William Pidgeon. Hopkirk, sister of Australian artist Brett Whiteley, wrote the book 'Brett' 1996, a biography of her brother. She also wrote 'The seven loves of Mary Magdalen' 2015, a memoir that was short-listed for the Finch Memoir Prize.
This work was a finalist in the 1954 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1955.
- (circa 1955)
- oil on canvas
- 101.6 x 76.2 cm stretcher; 119.6 x 94.4 x 3.5 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, white oil "W Pidgeon". Not dated.
- Purchased 1955
- Accession number
- © Courtesy of Dorothy Pidgeon