[Leopards]. Lorna Nimmo, 1920–1990 Aust.
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1940. Colour linocut, printed à la poupée, signed, dated and captioned with a verse in pencil in lower margin, 16.5 x 17.3cm. Old mount burn.

The verse reads “’My son, my son’, said his mother, ever so many times graciously waving her painted tail, ‘What have you been doing now that you shouldn’t have done?’ – Rudyard Kipling.” Image held in the National Gallery of Australia.

Painter Lorna Nimmo studied art at East Sydney Technical College and various colleges and universities in France and the UK. She was the first woman to receive the Wynne Prize for a painting in 1941 and the first female president of the Australian Watercolour Institute, presiding from 1955 to 1958. Ref: DAAO.

Item #CL203-51

Price (AUD): $3,850.00  other currencies

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