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Voitre MAREK

Bitouchev, Northern Bohemia, Czechoslovakia 1919 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1999

  • Arrived in Australia on the SS Charleton Sovereign 29 October 1948.

Beasts and sun 1952 Title Notes: reproduced on back cover of Curzon Gallery exhibition catalogue, 1952.
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and brush and black ink Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed verso upper right in pencil, 'Marek'. not dated. not titled. inscribed verso upper right to centre in pencil, 'S484 / 3/8 HK Blk P[illeg.] / Grey mat / 14 1/4 x 12 1/8'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 20.2 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 20.2 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Olga Sankey 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4318
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Olga Sankey, daughter of Voitre Marek and niece of Dušan Marek, Adelaide, 2014.