PHILIPPA (PHYL) PAULINE WATERHOUSE (1917 - 1989)
Phyllis (Phyl) Waterhouse was a well regards Australian landscape painter. She studied drawing and painting under W. B. McInnes and Charles Wheeler at the National Gallery School. Here she met fellow student, and future husband, artist Charles Bush. Waterhouse had her first one-woman exhibition at Georges Gallery in 1946. She was twice winner of the Crouch Prize and Women's Weekly Prize. Waterhouse is widely represented in Australian Galleries and other important private institutions.
"Figures On A Beach, Bribie Island, Q.L.D." (c.1950)
oil on board
54 x 75cm
signed lower left