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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.

Holy family 19 October 1953 Place made: Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin smooth cream photographic paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre within image in pen and black ink, 'V. MAREK 1953'. Titled verso lower right in pen and blue ink, 'HOLY FAMILY'. Inscribed verso lower right in pen and blue ink, 'V. MAREK'. Inscribed verso centre right in black pencil, '19th October [underlined]'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '17 x 15 / Polish Black / Grey mount / 112'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 25.2 h x 20.1 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.900.33
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Olga Sankey, daughter of Voitre Marek and niece of Dušan Marek, Adelaide, 2014.