THE TAME BIRD, 1916

Important Australian Works of Art from the Estate of the late James O. Fairfax AC
Sydney
30 August 2017
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THEA PROCTOR

(1879 – 1966)
THE TAME BIRD, 1916

lithograph

30.0 x 28.0 cm

edition of 50

signed and inscribed with title below image: The Tame Bird Thea Proctor

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Provenance

Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne
The Estate of the late James O. Fairfax AC, New South Wales, acquired from the above in c.1987

Exhibited

New English Art Club, London, 1917, cat. 39 (another example)
Fine Art Gallery Society, Melbourne, April 1919, cat. 4 (another example)
Woodcuts, Linocuts, Etching, Drawings etc. 1912 - 1977, Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, 7 – 18 December 1987, cat. 35
The World of Thea Proctor, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 8 April – 19 June 2005 (another example)

Literature

Holme, G., and Salaman, M., Modern Woodcuts and Lithographs by British and French Artists, The Studio Ltd, London, 1919, p. 170 (illus., another example)
Butler, R., Thea Proctor: The Prints, Resolution Press, Sydney, 1980, pl. 2, pp. 26 – 27 (illus., another example)
Humphries, B., Sayers, A., and Engledow, S., The World of Thea Proctor, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2005, pp. 40, 105 (illus., another example), 175