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Title

Seated nude


Artist

Rah Fizelle

Australia

04 Sep 1891 - 25 Oct 1964


About

Like others at this time, Fizelle reduced his forms to basic geometry and gave greater emphasis to design; but he looked particularly to Grace Crowley to deepen his knowledge of Cubism – through what she had learned in Paris under leading Cubist teacher André Lhote.


Details


Date

(circa 1935)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil on ivory paper


Dimensions

55.8 x 38.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Rex Irwin Art Dealer 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.


Location

Not on display


Accession number

515.2010


Artist information

Rah Fizelle

Works in the collection

35


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Terence Maloon, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'The pedagogy of modern art: the quest for modernity by Australian artists abroad', pg. 236-251, Sydney, 2013, 241 (colour illus.), 313, 322.