Grace Cossington SMITH, Idealist Enlarge 1 /1

Grace Cossington SMITH

Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia 1892 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1984

  • England, Europe 1912-14
  • England, Italy 1949-51

Idealist between 1918 - 1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite; watercolour drawing in black pencil with watercolour wash Support: medium-weight smooth cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'GCS [in monogram]'. not dated. inscribed upper right to lower right in black pencil, 'I am an Idealist...'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 30.0 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 30.0 h x 12.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.705.70
Subject: War: first world war, 1914-1918
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1976