Studio Nude; Toss WOOLLASTON; 1977; 539


Studio Nude

About this object

A pencil and watercolour nude figure sketch. The subject is seated in a high-backed chair that is known as Woollaston's 'studio' chair. They are resting their head on one arm and one leg is crossed over the other.



Date Made


Medium and Materials

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Place Made

The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu

Subject and Association Keywords

Human figure

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu

Subject and Association Description

This painting is one of a series of nude studies in the Woollaston 101 collection. During 1977, Woollaston was part of a group that met regularly at The Suter Art Gallery to paint nude studies. The paintings culminated in an exhibition 'Woollaston: Studies from the Nude' which opened at The Suter before touring the rest of the country.

Named Collection

Woollaston Davies Collection

Credit Line

Gifted by the artist in 1979

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