Lady in Hammock (unfinished)

Edith Collier, Artist

This is one of the watercolours in our collection. It was made in circa 1913-1960. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
“This unfinished painting by Edith Collier appeals because of its bright refreshing colours. I first saw it when it was displayed in the Sarjeant Gallery at Pukenamu Queen’s Park. For me, the unfinished state adds to its intrigue and I find it an appealing and evocative work. I made a drawing of this work that resulted in an etching I was pleased with, and Edith Collier’s painting of the girl in a hammock remains one of her works that I always remember fondly. This painting has been included because its bright colours and intriguing composition appeal to me, as do Collier’s stronger Kawhia paintings.”
Jim Norris, a retired farmer and company manager, for the March 2020 instalment of the My Choice exhibition series.
Image 385 x 322
watercolour on paper
Watercolour scene of a woman reclining in a hammock under some trees, the woman's head and arms are not painted.
Credit Line
Collection of the Edith Collier Trust, in the permanent care of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui
Collection Type
Acquisition Date
Circa 1984



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