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Mary Cecil ALLEN

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States of America 1962

  • England 1912-13
  • USA from 1926

Christmas card: Village landscape. 1950 Place made: Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from one block Support: thin cream oriental style laid paper mounted on cream textured wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'MCA'. not dated. not titled. inscribed verso on backing sheet upper left in pen and ink, 'Dear Love to you both from Mary Cecil.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 12.0 h x 16.8 w cm sheet (folded in half) 16.8 h x 19.4 w cm sheet 16.8 h x 43.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1614
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Dr. Val Stephen, Melbourne, 1985.