Aunt Bessie, Pensive by Phillip Waddington
Conté Crayon on Paper, unframed (presented with mount board & mat), 550x450mm
signed ‘PW 1999’
During Te Papa’s 1999 Charles F. Goldie exhibition, Phillip was employed to hold a painting demonstration and produce an oil portrait in the style of Goldie. Bessie Walters of Ngāti Porou, a Collections Manager at Te Papa, was his subject and this is one of the preliminary studies.