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DOBELL, William

The art of William Dobell (presentation copy for Clifford Last from Robert Haines)

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Introduction by Brian Penton. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1946. Octavo, cloth in dustjacket (chips and loss to head and foot of spine), pp. 136, illustrated. A very good copy. Inscribed on the front free endpaper ‘Clifford Last from Robert Haines’.

‘Robert Haines was a curator & educator pioneering the integration/exhibition of design objects with fine arts. Haines was also an exhibiting painter. He managed Georges Gallery, Melbourne after 1945, was asst director at the National Gallery of Victoria where he encouraged the acquisition of furniture-maker Schulim Krimper, director of Queensland Art Gallery 1951-60 & director of David Jones Fine Art Gallery 1960-76.’ – DAAO website