Peter PURVES SMITH, Desperate woman Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 1949

  • Europe 1934-37, Australia 1937, Africa, Europe, America, India, Burma 1937-46

Desperate woman (1937) Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; ink; paper drawing in conté crayon and brown ink Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Purves Smith/1939' (but see Catalogue Notes concerning date).
Dimensions: sheet 56.4 h x 45.4 w cm backing 63.0 h x 48.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lady Maisie Drysdale
Accession No: NGA 2001.86
  • Lady Maisie Drysdale (?) to 2001.
  • The artist.