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

  • England 1903-12, 1914-21

Le baiser [The kiss] c.1908 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour Support: silk

Primary Insc: signed lower right in image in blue watercolour, 'THEA PROCTOR'. not titled. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Verso handwritten on support in pen and ink 'Le Baiser Fan'. Handwritten in black pencil, 'By Thea / Proctor'. Verso label: 'NATIONAL ART GALLERY OF N.S.W. / LOAN COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN ART / 1917 / Subject The fan [handwritten] / Loaned by James Dy----ry [handwritten and illeg] / Address Hawthorn St [St] Hawthorn / Vic / Value for insurance [illeg] 26' Another printed labe verso l: 'W.L. SCHMIDT / FINE ART / Picture Frame Maker / 253 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY / Tel City 2848 / No.'
Dimensions: image 45.0 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.398
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Melbourne, 2007.