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Title

The yellow gown

(circa 1920)


Artist

Bernice E. Edwell

England, Australia

1880 - 1962


Details


Other Title

The yellow coat


Alternative title

Miniature


Date

(circa 1920)


Media categories

Miniature , Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour on ivory


Dimensions

7.5 x 6.2 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.r. "B E". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1921


Accession number

47


Artist information

Bernice E. Edwell

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, cat.no. 467 'Group of miniatures', no.3 titled 'The yellow coat'

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 30; titled 'The yellow coat'; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales