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Title

An effect of light

1913

Artist

Sylvia Gosse

England

14 Feb 1881 – 1968

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  • Details

    Date
    1913
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching
    Edition
    edition of 25
    Dimensions
    12.5 x 8.6 cm platemark; 39.7 x 26.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "Sylvia Gosse" and l.l., [incised plate] "Gosse". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    154.2013
    Copyright
    © Sylvia Gosse Estate
    Artist information
    Sylvia Gosse

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    GOSSE was the most talented of Sickert’s pupils in etching. She specialised in interiors with figures, often of women sitting, standing, lying or lolling. Gosse first met Sickert in c.1908 at her family home in London. Her father was the eminent poet, author and critic, Sir Edmund Gosse. Sickert was one of a number of distinguished figures who frequented the house. Sylvia Gosse hero-worshipped Sickert (who was 20 years her senior) and Sickert encouraged her to study etching. She remained a devoted and supportive friend to Sickert for the rest of his life.

  • Provenance

    William Weston Gallery, London/England, Purchased by Kolenberg 1983

    Hendrik Kolenberg, 1938-2013, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013