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Young Woman and a Cat; Adele Younghusband (b.1878, d. 1969); 1941; 1990.36.12

Young Woman and a Cat; Adele Younghusband (b.1878, d. 1969); 1941; 1990.36.12
Name/Title
Young Woman and a Cat
Date Made
1941
Medium and Materials
Oil on Board - Framed
Style and Iconography
Modernism
Inscription and Marks
Recto- A Younghusband, 1941 (painted BR).
Verso- ACAG treated their records of verso state- "Young Woman and A Cat" by Adele Younghusband (Waikato Society of Arts) price 30 gns. 83/69 83.20/69 377 232, 4, 12.

Measurements
900mm x 720 mm frame
653mm x 475mm sight

Subject and Association Keywords
Portrait
Street Scene
Animals - Cat
Interior
Subject and Association Description
Portrait of a Young woman seated in a building with a cat to her left. Receding buildings form the mid ground and sky in background. Woman is wearing a dark dress, short sleeved with a large button or brooch as decoration, echoed by the cat's white 'bib' of fur. Red circle to the right of the woman leads the viewer down to her exposed right arm and to halo effect of the light street behind her. The woman is in a relaxed pose with a Mona-Lisa like smile. Buildings in the midground heavily abstracted with a restrained palette.
Collection
Whangarei Art Museum Collection
Credit Line
Collection of the Whangarei Art Museum. Gifted by the artist's son, Mr. Terry Younghusband in 1969.
Object Type
Portrait
Object number
1990.36.12

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