Image: 457 x 353mm
oil on canvas
In her later years, particularly after the death of her teacher, mentor and friend Antonio Dattillo Rubbo passed away, Ellis's colour palette evolved from brighter hot pinks and browns which had predominated her earlier works to cool blues and greens as can be seen in this portrait.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Ida Carey,Hamilton,1980.
25 Jul 1980