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Anna Caselberg; Toss WOOLLASTON; 1970; 505

Anna Caselberg; Toss WOOLLASTON; 1970; 505
Name/Title
Anna Caselberg
About this object
A head and shoulders watercolour portrait of the artist's daughter, Anna Caselberg, with her head down and tilted to the side clasping her ponytail with her hand.
Date Made
1970
Medium and Materials
Watercolour on paper
Subject and Association Keywords
Portraits/Female
Subject and Association Description
Anna Caselberg is the only daughter of Toss Woollaston and an artist in her own right. She studied under Colin McCahon and in 1960 married the poet, John Caselberg.

Portraiture was an important element in Woollaston's work and he continued to develop it throughout his career. He described his approach as observing the subject "sometimes for quite a long time, till I find their most natural attitudes and movements. I do not copy their actual physical movements...but I have a rich means of suggesting them - the lean and tilt of the different planes and volumes in contrasting directions..." (Barnett, 1991, p.67).

Collection
Woollaston Davies Collection
Credit Line
Gifted by the artist in 1979
Object Type
Painting
Object number
505

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Portraits/Female


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