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Mary Cecil ALLEN

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States of America 1962

  • England 1912-13
  • USA from 1926

not titled [Ring-barked gum trees] [Gum trees; Australian landscape] 1940 Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; crayon; gouache; graphite; ink; paper drawing in gouache, crayon, ink, black pencil with collage of tissue paper Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'Mary Cecil Allen / 1940'.
Tertiary Insc: Label on frame lower left, '89 Mary Cecil Allen. Landscape Australia'. Two labels removed from back of work and stored with old worksheet: 'Museum of Modern Art, New York 'Art in Australia' / Allen / Gum Trees - Collage or watercolour? / Cat. no. 128 / (4788-2)'.
Dimensions: sheet 55.8 h x 67.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.448
  • Lady Maie Casey
  • Mrs Frances Derham