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Title

Seated nude

(circa 1935)

Artist

Rah Fizelle

Australia

04 Sep 1891 - 25 Oct 1964

  • Details

    Date
    (circa 1935)
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil on ivory paper
    Dimensions
    55.8 x 38.2 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Rex Irwin Art Dealer 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    515.2010
    Copyright
    © Estate of Rah Fizelle

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    Artist information
    Rah Fizelle

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  • About

    Like others at this time, Fizelle reduced his forms to basic geometry and gave greater emphasis to design; but he looked particularly to Grace Crowley to deepen his knowledge of Cubism – through what she had learned in Paris under leading Cubist teacher André Lhote.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Terence Maloon, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'The pedagogy of modern art: the quest for modernity by Australian artists abroad', pg. 236-251, Sydney, 2013, 241 (colour illus.), 313, 322.

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