Image: 1117 x 762mm
oil on canvas
"Rubbo spent a lot of time on this portrait of Frances, her hat was repainted several times, the frame on the canvas leaning against the wall eventually painted out. The image of this teaching successor, he pointedly emphasises in the title's suffix, artist." Pinkham, Kate. "Frances Ellis 1900- 1971" pub 1989 by the Sarjeant Gallery. Pg 21.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Yolande Hutton on behalf of nieces and nephews of Frances Ellis, 1977.
10 Feb 1977