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Phyl WATERHOUSE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1917 – 1989

  • England, France, Spain 1950-52
  • Near East Russia, UK, Europe c.1970

Sketchbook of figures, portraits, draft works, abstract forms, scenes and still life (1960-65) Description: [88] bound and [43] loose leaves with [107] compositions on [83] bound and [14] loose leaves and inside back cover (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of figures, portraits, draft works, abstract forms, scenes and still life
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink, brush and ink, black pencil, gouache, watercolour and pastel Support: paper, cardboard

Dimensions: cover 50.0 h x 37.8 w cm sheet 50.0 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1667.1-107
Provenance:
  • With the artist until her death in 1989.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from June Davies, Melbourne, December 1990.
  • June Davies with artist friends Charles Bush (1919-1989) and his companion Phyl Waterhouse (1917-1989) established Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, in 1962.