‘The seaside’ or possibly ‘The bathers’

‘The seaside’ or possibly ‘The bathers’

c.1923
pencil, ink, pen and watercolour on paper
37.2 x 43.8 cm sheet
55.3 x 59.7 cm


inscribed l.l.: ‘THEA PROCTOR’
Accession No. 1991.37
© The Art Gallery of NSW for the Thea Proctor Estate

Provenance:

Purchased 22 April 1991 by Joseph Brown Gallery from Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, lot 251, until; purchased 29 April 1991 by Cbus.

Literature:

Roger Butler, Proctor, Alethea Mary (Thea) (1879–1966)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 11, Melbourne University Press, 1988, p. 301.
Barry Humphries, Andrew Sayers and Sarah Engledow, The world of Thea Proctor, Craftsman House, Victoria, in association with The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2005.