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Title

Woman at a washtub

1918

Artist

Nils Gren

Sweden, Australia, United States of America

20 Apr 1893 - 06 Aug 1940

Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
Alternate image of Woman at a washtub by Nils Gren
  • Details

    Date
    1918
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on paper on paperboard
    Dimensions
    34.3 x 29.2 cm board; 43.0 x 38.6 x 3.2 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l. corner, black ink "Niel A Gren/ 1918".

    Credit
    Purchased 1960
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    OA23.1960
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Nils Gren

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    While the artist has signed this work Niel A Gren he was born Nils Ahgren and was later known as Nils Gren. Born in Sweden, Gren was in Australia by 1916, studying with Antonio Datillo-Rubbo in Sydney along with Roland Wakelin, Grace Cossington Smith and possibly Roy de Maistre. He also worked alongside Wakelin (and other artists including Lloyd Rees, Percy Leason and Albert Collins) at the commercial art firm Smith and Julius, run by Sydney Ure Smith and Harry Julius. While a temporary resident of Sydney, his work formed part of the vital movement of emerging modernist practices during the interwar period, and he was an important member of the city’s contemporary cultural milieu.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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