Past Catalogue | Menzies July 2020 | Date: 9 July, 2020

Lot 30
Half-caste Woman (also known as Portrait) 1961
oil on canvas
76.0 x 61.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Russell Drysdale '61


Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, c1961
Mrs Rose Skinner, Perth
The Harold E. Mertz Collection of Australian Art, New York
Collection of the University of Texas, United States of America
Christie's, Melbourne, 28 June 2000, lot 85
Private collection, Sydney
Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 18 June 2008, lot 25
Private collection, Melbourne
Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 December 2009, lot 35
Private collection, Melbourne
Menzies, Melbourne, 31 October 2013, lot 57
Private collection, Melbourne
Menzies, Melbourne, 11 December 2014, lot 44
Company collection, Victoria
Menzies, Sydney, 11 May 2017, lot 49
Company collection, Victoria


Henshaw, J., 'New Vista,' The Bulletin, Sydney, vol.82, no.4265, 11 November 1961, p.33 (as Half Caste Girl)
Dutton, G., Russell Drysdale, Thames & Hudson, London, 1964, p.119 (illus., as Portrait)


Russell Drysdale: Recent Paintings, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1 - 13 November 1961, cat.9
(possibly) Skinner Galleries, Perth, c1962
The Australian Painters, 1964-1966: Contemporary Australian Painting from the Mertz Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1966, cat.26