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Title

Frank White

1942

Artist

Mary Abbott

Australia

08 Nov 1916 – 02 Feb 1996

  • Details

    Date
    1942
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil on ivory wove paper
    Dimensions
    47.4 x 35.0 cm sight
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Mary M. Abbott/ 1946".
    Signed and dated u.l. to upper c. verso on backboard, black fibre tipped pen "Mary M. Abbott [underlined]/ 1946".

    Credit
    Gift of Chris Roberts 2014
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    51.2014
    Copyright
    © Estate of Mary Abbott

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    Artist information
    Mary Abbott

    Works in the collection

    11

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  • About

    Mary Abbott was born in Quirindi, NSW in 1906 and studied at a number of art schools in Sydney and London, most significantly at the Julian Ashton School from 1938-43. Between 1954 and 1958 she had paintings hung in the Archibald Prize five times, all portraits of women, reflecting her work as a portraitist, with which, along with teaching, she supported herself for much of her career. Her work was the subject of a retrospective exhibition at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery in 1985.

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