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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 scenes, parks, religious themes, people, abstract forms and buildings (1960-65) Description: [81] leaves with [62] compositions on [58] leaves and outside front cover (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of scenes, parks, religious themes, people, abstract forms and buildings
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink, brush and ink, black pencil, wax crayon, gouache, fibre-tipped pen and watercolour Support: paper, cardboard

Dimensions: cover 50.4 h x 37.6 w cm sheet 50.4 h x 35.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1668.1-62
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.