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Collection

Elaine Haxton

(Australia 26 Sep 1909 – 06 Jul 1999)

Title
The pea pickers
Year
1944
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on hardboard
Dimensions

53.3 x 70.4 cm board; 75.8 x 93.6 x 3.7 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 55.7 x 73.5 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "ELAINE HAXTON 44".
Credit
Purchased 1945
Accession number
7443
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Janine Burke, Australian women artists 1840-1940, Collingwood, 1980, 167, 107 (illus.). plate no. 27

William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, 'Introduction', pg. 4-7, Melbourne, 1984, 38 (colour illus.).

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 63

Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'Realism in Australian contemporary art', pg. 239-267, South Melbourne, 1979, 250, 251 (illus.). plate no. 94

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 36

Exhibition history (4)

One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946

100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995