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Title

Portrait of a dancer (Miss Peggy Dawes)

(circa 1928)

Artist

Thea Proctor

Australia

02 Oct 1879 - 29 Jul 1966

  • Details

    Date
    (circa 1928)
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil on ivory wove paper on card
    Dimensions
    43.1 x 33.1 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. corner, pencil "Thea Proctor". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1928
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    250
    Copyright
    © AGNSW

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    Works in the collection

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

    • Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 120 (colour illus.), 176.

    • Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 570 [Gallery No. 5], titled 'Portrait of a dancer'

    • Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 8], Sydney, Jun 1924, (illus.). plate no. 37. Entry as "Miss Peggy Dawes. Pencil Drawing by Thea Proctor in the possession of the National Art Gallery of N.S.W.

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