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Norman (Whopper) Stephens Theme: At Ease

Artist: Sam FULLBROOK
Birth/Death: 1922

Title: Norman (Whopper) Stephens

Credit Line: Collection of The Brisbane Club

The well-known jockey Norman (Whopper) Stephens had the sharp features and cocksure manner typical of jockeys, and Fullbrook set out to capture this distinctive aspect. Although Fullbrook is a reluctant portraitist he is responsible for some of the great portraits in modern Australian art. The painting was awarded the Archibald Prize in 1974.

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