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Title

La poupee


Artist

Thea Proctor

Australia

02 Oct 1879 - 29 Jul 1966


About

Proctor's strong emphasis on design through simplified forms and bright, flat colour is modern; but the bonnets, parasol and costumes of 'La poupée' (The doll) reveal her nostalgia for fashions of the Victorian era.


Details


Other Title

La poupée


Date

(1925)


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand-coloured on thin cream laid paper


Edition

unknown


Dimensions

17.8 x 11.3 cm blockmark; 22.7 x 15.4 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. beneath image, pencil "Thea Proctor". Signed within block to print l.r., incised "TP".


Credit

Purchased 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

75.1978


Artist information

Thea Proctor

Works in the collection

56


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Roger Arthur Butler, Printed images by Australian artists 1885-1955, Canberra, 2007, 169.

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 5 (colour illus.).

Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 76.

Janda Gooding, Thea Proctor, 'Introduction', pg. 2-6, Perth, 1982, 7 (colour illus.). cat.no.1; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Josef Lebovic, Masterpieces of Australian printmaking, Sydney, 1987, 104, 105 (colour illus.). cat.no. 143; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Jan Minchin, The prints: Thea Proctor, 'Thea Proctor: a biography', pg. 6-13, Sydney, 1980, 48, 49 (colour illus.). cat.no. 13; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression

Pamela Gerrish Nunn, Women artists and the decorative arts 1880-1935: the gender of ornament, 'Owning femininity: Thea Proctor and the Australian Avant-garde', pg. 73-95, Aldershot, 2002, 82.