"Portrait of Sir Charles Mackerras. By James William Govett, signed and dated lower right, 1966. Oil on panel." [2010.1293], Govett, James William
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Title
Portrait of Sir Charles Mackerras. By James William Govett, signed and dated lower right, 1966. Oil on panel.
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Object Type
image-as-object
Collection
Sir Charles Mackerras Collection
Acknowledgement
Presented by Sir Charles Mackerras, June 2010.
Description
Portrait of Sir Charles Mackerras. By James William Govett, signed 'Govett' and dated lower right, 1966. The portrait was exhibited in the Qantas Gallery, London, in that same year. Half-length, seated in a chair with his left leg over his right, the left knee up against the picture plain. Wearing a white short-sleeved shirt, and with brown hair. Looking down at a book with a pencil or baton in his hand. Oil on 'Superior' canvas board, The Daler Board Company Limited.
Artist/Maker
Name Role
artist
Date made
1966
Classification
painting
Technique
oil
Materials
canvas oil wood
Measurements
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (Length)
item (sight) 495 560 millimetres
item and frame 590 670 millimetres
Accession No.
2010.1293
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