Margaret Olley Portrait by William Dobell

Margaret Olley

Margaret Olley by William Dobell

Painting Details

Australian Artist: William Dobell
Title and Year: Margaret Olley, 1948
Size: 114cm x 85cm
Medium: Oil on Board
Collection: Art Gallery of NSW, New South Wales, Australia.
Subject: Portraits, Female Portraits


Depicting fellow artist Margaret Olley, this portrait won Dobell his second Archibald prize. The gallery purchased the painting the following year in 1949. This picture was much less controversial than his first Archibald win with Joshua Smith.

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