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Title

The Misses Patricia and Ethel White (portrait of Patrick White and pug dog)


Artist

Desmond Digby

New Zealand, Australia

1933 - 15 Apr 2015


Details


Other Title

Portrait of two ladies


Date

1964


Media category

Painting


Materials used

acrylic on paperboard


Dimensions

17.7 x 22.50 cm board; 33.7 x 36.7 x 3.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, purple oil "Digby". Signed and dated l.l. verso, black ink "... 1964/ ... Desmond ...".


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.45


Artist information

Desmond Digby

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Peter Craven, The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 26. cat.no. 102

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 134.

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 10, 14 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study after White's death with 'The Misses Patricia and Ethel White' hanging on wall.