THE POOL, 1916

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
114

IDA RENTOUL OUTHWAITE

(1888 – 1960)
THE POOL, 1916

ink and wash on card

42.0 x 26.0 cm

signed lower right: Ida Rentoul / Outhwaite
inscribed verso: The Pool

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 59 - 27 November 2019, Melbourne
Provenance

Fine Art Room, Melbourne
Dame Nellie Melba GBE, acquired from the above in September 1916
Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 31 March 2015, lot 46
Private collection, Sydney

Exhibited

Ida Rentoul Outhwaite: An exhibition of Original Black and White Watercolour Drawings, Fine Art Room, Melbourne, 14 – 23 September 1916, cat. 10

Literature

‘Fairyland', The Argus, Melbourne, 14 September 1916, p. 4
Outhwaite, I.R. and Rentoul, A.R., Elves & Fairies, Lothian, Melbourne, 1916, revised edition, 1992, p. 29 (illus.)
Muir, M. and Holden, R., The Fairy World of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1985, p. 113