About the Work
This painting was taken from a black and white photograph taken of Edith Collier as a young woman. The original photograph was taken by Annie Davis. The artist was seated inside the Sarjeant Gallery within the exhibition 'Edith From My View' whilst painting this work in 2001.
oil on canvas
Painting portrait of early New Zealand Modernist artist Edith Collier wearing a blue dress and holding a basket of lilies. It is painted from the black and white photograph of Edith taken by Annie Davis.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua, Whanganui. Purchased with funding from Patron Members, 2001.