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Woman in white

(circa 1942)


Thea Proctor


02 Oct 1879 – 29 Jul 1966

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  • Details

    (circa 1942)
    Media category
    Materials used
    watercolour, pencil on ivory laid paper
    45.7 x 31.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil and watercolour "Thea Proctor". Not dated.

    Gift of Thea Waddell 2005
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Art Gallery of New South Wales

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  • About

    From her mid-career onwards Thea Proctor made numerous portrait and figure drawings of friends, lodgers and as commissions, necessary to earn her living. Drawing had always been the most regular and consistent activity of her artistic practice, influenced in part by the importance it held for her great friend and fellow artist George Lambert.

    This watercolour 'Woman in white' shows the interior of the small ground floor apartment in Double Bay, where Proctor had moved from her George Street Studio, to live with her mother around 1935. The lower part of Lambert's evocative portrait of Proctor (also in the Gallery's collection) can be seen at the upper left of the painting.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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