We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

E A Harvey Jeanette

oil on masonite

93 x 68.5 cm

Image courtesy the sitter

The subject of this portrait, Jeanette Mosley, was a nurse who became acquainted with the family of artist EA Harvey when she treated the injured hand of Harvey’s son Antony. Mosley and Harvey remained lifelong friends. Harvey’s 1957 Archibald portrait of Antony shows his son’s bandaged hand.