(Australia 11 Jan 1911 – 30 Dec 2003)
34 x 25.5 cm sight
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.
Isabel Hendriksen, Drawn together: the drawing lives of Nora Heysen, Judy Cassab & Margaret Woodward, Parramatta, 2005, 84 (illus.). cat.no. 99
Drawn together: art by three extraordinary women - Nora Heysen, Margaret Woodward and Judy Cassab: