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Elaine Haxton (1909 - 1999)

Lot 59: ELAINE ALYS HAXTON 1909-1999 Young Aboriginal Girl

Joel

October 30, 2007
Melbourne, Australia

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ELAINE ALYS HAXTON 1909-1999 Young Aboriginal Girl 1962 Watercolour Signed and dated lower right 48 by 39 cm Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne Coombes, P., Elaine Haxton; A Biography- Achievements in Paint and Print, Communications Programs Pty Ltd, Elizabeth Bay 1990, illus p.55 and back cover. 'In Young Aboriginal Girl, Elaine Haxton combines symbols with a remarkable human study in a departure form anything she had previously tried. Apart from Margaret Preston, Elaine Haxton was one of the few painters to express Aboriginal themes and motifis in the 1960s' Commbes p.55

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Joel
October 30, 2007, 6:30 PM AEST

Melbourne, Australia