Uxbridge, England 1872 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1952
Tahiti, French Polynesia
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on canvas mounted on cardboard
Ethel Carrick and E. Phillips Fox had embarked on a painting trip through the Pacific when the First World War broke out in 1914. Returning to Australia, they postponed their return to Paris. Just one year later, Fox died in Melbourne, prompting Carrick to return to Europe in 1916.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2013
From: Miriam kelly, Capital & Country: The Federation Years 1900 – 1913, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2013