(Australia, New Zealand 1909–1983)
23.9 x 31.5cm image; 31.0 x 41.4cm sheet
This closely observed drawing of two women drinking in a bar is remarkable in its pithy attention to detail; the subjects' discontent and boredom is palpable, while the viewer is transported immediately into the demi-monde of a Sydney pub's "ladies Lounge" or a European café, with its marble topped, cast iron café tables.
Josef Lebovic Gallery (Australia, estab. 1977) (Editor), Australian works on paper, Paddington, Dec 2011, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 171; priced $1,650