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Title

Costume de Fête, Finistère

1925-1926


Artist

Hilda Rix Nicholas

Australia

01 Sep 1884 - 03 Aug 1961


About

Hilda Rix Nicholas visited the south coast of Brittany in 1925-26, where she spent much time drawing in local market places. The majority of the drawings she made were studies of local peasants in traditional dress.


Details


Date

1925-1926


Media category

Pastel


Materials used

coloured pastel on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

56.2 x 38.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., black pastel "E.H.Rix.[monogram] Nicholas". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Shirley Pursley 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

17.2001


Artist information

Hilda Rix Nicholas

Artist profile

Works in the collection

7


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


John Pigot, Hilda Rix Nicholas: her life and art, Melbourne, 2000, 54 (illus.). illus.no. 35