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Athol SHMITH | Paule Paulus

 
SHMITH, Athol
Australia 1914 – 1990
Paule Paulus 1948
gelatin silver photograph
printed image 31.5 (h) x 28.6 (w) cm
sheet 49.4 (h) x 39.2 (w) cm
Not signed. Not dated
Purchased 1989
NGA 1989.2182
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‘This is a portrait of my ex-wife, better known as Paule Paulus. She was the chief mannequin for Christian Dior in Paris and came to Australia in 1949. She was one of the best-dressed women in Australia.’ (Shmith)

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