The Magpie’s Song

Hilda Rix Nicholas

The Magpie’s Song by Hilda Rix Nicholas

Details

Artist
Hilda Rix Nicholas
Title
The Magpie’s Song
Year
1922-23
Medium
oil on canvas
Size
67 x 51 cm
Details

signed lower right: E H Rix Nicholas
verso: The Magpie Song

Stock Number
200231

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Acquired by Private Collection, USA.

Provenance

the artist
unknown
Mr and Mrs Jenkins
Rix Wright collection, 1991

Exhibited

Anthony Hordern's Fine Art Gallery, Sydney, August 1923, cat. no. 34 (75 guineas)
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France, January 1925, cat. no. 26 exhibited as Le Chant de L'Oiseau
Beaux Arts Gallery, London, England, October 1925, cat. no. 17
Hull Art Gallery, England, February 1926 (cat. unlocated)
Sunderland Art Gallery, England, June 1926, (cat. unlocated)
Bootle Public Museum, England, October 1926, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, England, November 1926, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Central Museum, Northampton, England, April 1927, cat. no. 2 (20 guineas)
Warrington Municipal Museum and Art Gallery, England, August 1927, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Folkestone Municipal Art Gallery, England, October 1927, (cat. unlocated)
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, England, November 1927, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Derby Museum and Art Gallery, England, April 1928, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Shipley Art Gallery, England, May 1928, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)
Nicholson Institute, Leek, England, July 1928, cat. no. 26 (20 guineas)

Literature

Daily Telegraph, 2 Augst 1923, p.8
Journal of Australian Studies, no.32, March 1992, p.31
Pigot, J., 'Women and the Bush: Hilda Rix Nicholas and the Myth of the Female Artist in Australia' in Hoorn, J. (ed.), Strange Women: Essays in Art and Gender, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1994, p.57
Pigot, J., Hilda Rix Nicholas: Her Life and Art, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2000, p.46, illus. Pl.20