William CONSTABLE, Set design for the ballet Facade Enlarge 1 /1


Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia 1906 – 1989

  • England 1930, late 1950s to 1960
  • SE Asia 1982

Set design for the ballet Facade 1942 Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache; ink; paper drawing in gouache and pen and ink Support: white paper on cardboard

Dimensions: sheet 55.8 h x 81.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1940
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia
Image rights: © Estate of William Constable
  • Gift to Geoffrey Ingram (the first Administrator of the Australian Ballet), from Edouard Borovansky.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Geoffrey Ingram, Melbourne, 1987.