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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia 1879 – Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia 1966

  • England 1903-12, 1914-21

Lighting the candles [recto] (Study of a glove and stage design) [verso] 1928 Description: Cover design for The Home magazine, Xmas number 1928 [recto]
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache with drawing in black pencil and pen and ink [recto] Support: cream paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed upper left in ink and watercolour, 'Thea Proctor'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in charcoal, 'Xmas Home'. (Other inscriptions not transcribed.)
Dimensions: image (recto) 27.3 h x 27.5 w cm sight image A 27.9 h x 27.9 w cm sheet 35.2 h x 34.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1348.A-B
Image rights: © Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Joseph Brown Galler, Melbourne, November 1978.