Duneed, Victoria, Australia 1867 – Olinda, Victoria, Australia 1943

  • England 1897-1906, 1907-24

Five dancers fan c.1915 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour and gouache Support: silk

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right in black pencil, '3'
Dimensions: image 30.8 h x 63.2 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 67.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Accession No: NGA 73.1211
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, November 1973.
  • Streeton admired Charles Conder’s fan designs, commenting in 1901 that he didn’t think anything could be more beautiful. Streeton exhibited Five dancers fan in 1928 together with a group of watercolours and fan designs made during his time as an orderly in the First World War.

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