Item #2268 Sampan 1957. Elaine Haxton.
Elaine Haxton

Sampan 1957

Watercolour on paper
37.2 x 52.5 cm
Signed and dated

Provenance: Gordon Galleries, Double Bay; Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited: Modern Australian Paintings, Bridget McDonnell Gallery, 2010, No. 10

In 1956 Elaine Haxton was one of a group of eleven Australians chosen to be part of the Australian Cultural Delegation to China. Haxton had been fascinated by China ever since she was a child and found the visit inspiring. Sampan was completed the year after she returned and attempts to capture the spirit and traditions of the Chinese culture

Item #2268

Price: $1,100.00

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