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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1909 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1999

  • England 1932-39
  • USA, England, Europe c.1946-49

Design for Act I: from Madame Butterfly [recto] (1960) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre, '[image of fortress] / ABERMILL / BOND / MADE IN BRITIAN'.

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated. Titled upper centre above image in black pencil, 'ACT I Butterfly'. Inscribed upper right above image in black pencil, '4.6 / 4.0 8"x10"'. Inscribed upper right above image in pen and blue ink, 'ACT I'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 16.3 h x 33.6 w sheet 21.2 h x 33.6 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.507.49A
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia