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Title

The pea pickers

1944


Artist

Elaine Haxton

Australia

26 Sep 1909 - 06 Jul 1999


About

This work was a finalist in the 1944 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1945.


Details


Date

1944


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

53.3 x 70.4 cm board; 75.8 x 93.6 x 3.7 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 55.7 x 73.5 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "ELAINE HAXTON 44".


Credit

Purchased 1945


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7443


Sir John Sulman Prize

- 1944


Artist information

Elaine Haxton

Works in the collection

40


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Janine Burke, Australian women artists 1840-1940, Collingwood, 1980, 167, 107 (illus.). plate no. 27

William Kelly, Heritage of Australian art: reflections on the history of Australian painters and paintings, 'Introduction', pg. 4-7, Melbourne, 1984, 38 (colour illus.).

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 63

Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'Realism in Australian contemporary art', pg. 239-267, South Melbourne, 1979, 250, 251 (illus.). plate no. 94

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 36