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Title

The Misses Patricia and Ethel White (portrait of Patrick White and pug dog)

1964


Artist

Desmond Digby

New Zealand, Australia

1933 - 15 Apr 2015


Details


Other Title

Portrait of two ladies


Date

1964


Media category

Painting


Materials used

acrylic on paperboard


Dimensions

17.7 x 22.50 cm board; 33.7 x 36.7 x 3.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, purple oil "Digby".
Signed and dated l.l. verso, black ink "... 1964/ ... Desmond ...".


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.45


Artist information

Desmond Digby

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 10, 14 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study after White's death with 'The Misses Patricia and Ethel White' hanging on wall.

The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 26. cat.no. 102

Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 134.