Bernice EDWELL, Portrait of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite Enlarge 1 /1

Bernice EDWELL

Newbury, Berkshire, England 1880 – Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia 1962

  • Australia from childhood
  • France 1903-04

Portrait of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite 1917 Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil on ivory

Primary Insc: signed and dated centre left within image in black pencil, 'BERNICE EDWELL / 1917'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso backing board of frame lower centre on small white rectangular self-adhesive label printed in black ink, 'THE ROWLEY GALLERY LTD. / Frame Makers, Guilders, Colourmen / 115 Kensington Church Street, / London, W87LN / 0-1727 6495/6'.
Dimensions: image oval 8.2 h x 6.5 w cm pendant 9.2 h x 7.5 w cm backing 17.4 h x 13.5 w cm Frame 19.5 h x 15.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Vanessa Martin and Stella Palmer 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1095
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Vanessa Martin, London, 2015.