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Title

Portrait of Evie Stokes

1935


Artist

Nora Heysen

Australia

11 Jan 1911 - 30 Dec 2003


About

Everton (Evie) Stokes, a sculptor, was a friend of Nora Heysen, first in Adelaide, and then later in England, where they shared a flat in London. They also travelled in England and Europe together.

The drawing is illustrated in the first book on Nora Heysen's work by Lou Klepac (1989) and has been included in exhibitions of the artist's work in recent years – S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, National Library, Canberra and Carrick Hill, Adelaide, as well as the recent touring exhibition 'Drawn together' with Judy Cassab and Margaret Woodward.


Details


Date

1935


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

brown conté on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

34 x 25.5 cm sight


Signature & date

Signed l.r., brown conté "Nora Heysen". Dated l.l., brown conté "1935".


Credit

Gift of Meredith Stokes 2008


Location

Not on display


Accession number

21.2008


Artist information

Nora Heysen

Works in the collection

99


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Isabel Hendriksen, Drawn together: the drawing lives of Nora Heysen, Judy Cassab & Margaret Woodward, Parramatta, 2005, 84 (illus.). cat.no. 99