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Title

Figure study: French sailor standing, one leg raised on box

(1928)

Artist

Grace Crowley

Australia

28 May 1890 - 21 Apr 1979

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Paris France
    Date
    (1928)
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil on buff wove paper
    Dimensions
    35.0 x 23.0 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of the artist 1980
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    169.1980
    Copyright
    © Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate

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    Grace Crowley

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  • About

    Grace Crowley was a key Sydney modernist in the inter-war period. She studied for three years in Paris in the late 1920s under a number of teachers including André Lhote and Albert Gleizes. When she returned to Australia she established an art school with Rah Fizelle, where they expounded developments in modern French art for their Australian students. Crowley's own work was a modified, academic cubism based on planar geometry and dynamic symmetry. The Gallery has a large collection of drawings by Crowley, including a number of life studies.

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Paris

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 6 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

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