Reclining nude (Dora)
02 Oct 1879 - 29 Jul 1966
pen and brown ink, grey wash on cream machine wove paper
26.2 x 42.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pen and brown ink "Thea Proctor". Not dated.
Gift of Mrs Dora Sweetapple 1964
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Aug 1990–28 Oct 1990
Bodyline, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 03 Feb 2001–08 Apr 2001
The world of Thea Proctor (2005), National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 08 Apr 2005–31 Jul 2005
Referenced in 3 publications
Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly [vol. 5, no. 2], Sydney, Jan 1964, 182. Titled 'Quick sketch'.
Andrew Sayers, Sarah Engledow and Barry Humphries, The world of Thea Proctor, Canberra, 2005, 166 (colour illus.), 178.
Hendrik Kolenberg, The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 64