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Title

The picnic

(circa 1925)


Artist

Thea Proctor

Australia

02 Oct 1879 - 29 Jul 1966


Details


Date

(circa 1925)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, gouache on buff paper


Dimensions

40.6 x 56.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Gift of Miss Emmie Russell 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

54.1985


Artist information

Thea Proctor

Artist profile

Works in the collection

56


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


Nicolas Draffin, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 109-124, Sydney, 1988, 112 (colour illus.).

Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 43, 44, 113 (colour illus.), 176.

Jane Hylton, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, 'Modern Australian women', pg. 15-27, Adelaide, 2000, 20 (colour illus.), 21, 125.

Pamela Gerrish Nunn, Women artists and the decorative arts 1880-1935: the gender of ornament, 'Owning femininity: Thea Proctor and the Australian Avant-garde', pg. 73-95, Aldershot, 2002, 79, 82, 83.

Martin Terry, Arts National, 'The Australian landscape tradition in watercolour', pg. 22-27, Hamilton, Nov 1985-Dec 1985, 23, 24 (colour illus.).

The Sydney morning herald, Sydney, 29 May 1935.

Watercolours and Drawings by Thea Proctor, Adelaide, 1925. cat.no. 22. Priced at 30 guineas.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 44 (colour illus.). cat.no. 32

Helen Topliss, Modernism and Feminism Australian Women Artists 1900-1940, Sydney, 1996, 158 (illus.). Illustration 93.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 70

Toxic/Chemical Free Pregnancy & Child Rearing, Sydney, 1991, cover (illus.).