Portrait of Ian Johnson by William Dargie c1979

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Oil
Date Used
1979
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Brief Description
Portrait painting of former Melbourne Cricket Club Secretary Ian Johnson by Sir William Dargie. Johnson is depicted wearing a blue suit, seated cross-legged in a chair, his left hand resting on his lap and his right hand on the arm of the chair. The artist's signature is bottom left. The image is glazed and framed in a moulded, gilded, wooden frame. A plaque attached to the frame below the image is inscribed, "IAN JOHNSON CBE / SECRETARY 1957-1983 / Artist: Sir William Dargie". Prior to his appointment as MCC Secretary, Ian Johnson played 45 cricket matches for Australia between 1945/46 and 1956/7, and was Captain of the Australian Test cricket team in 1955 and 1956.
Measurements
1 - Painting: H: 1205 W: 950 D: 60mm (H: 47 7/16 W: 37 3/8 D: 2 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1979
Location
In storage
Registration No
M6510

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