Interior with portrait
Interior with portrait

Grace Cossington Smith

1892 - 1985 Interior with portrait 1955
  • oil on canvas on board
74.7 cm x 91.5 cm

Grace Cossington Smith is one of Australia's most important women painters. Her radiant and light-filled modernist scenes of Sydney and domestic interiors, glow with colour - applied in a semi-pointillist style in short dabs and strokes of oil paint to record both the physical details of her subject as well as suggest a sense of mood and atmosphere.

Many of her paintings of domestic scenes, including Interior with portrait, were painted in her home and studio.





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