Historical information

Painted by Edith Alsop. Edith came from a progressive family, and encouraged by their parents, she along with her three sisters, went to Europe to discover contemporary art styles. The University of Melbourne holds an impressive collection of her works.

The portrait was unveiled at the school on 2 August 1940. The OLA had agreed to purchase the painting at its AGM held on 20 March 1940. . The inscription reads "Miss Lilian Irving Co-founder 1901-1933". Size 840mm x 670mm.

This portrait is part of the Record Series 74. Permanent/Semi-Permanent Displayed Works.

Physical description

Oil Portrait of Miss Lillian Irving

Inscriptions & markings

Miss Lillian Irving Co-Founder 1901-1933