William CONSTABLE, Costume design for Polka, from the ballet Facade Enlarge 1 /1

William CONSTABLE

Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia 1906 – 1989

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

Costume design for Polka, from the ballet Facade 1942 Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, cardboard; gouache; graphite drawing in gouache and pencil Support: cardboard

Dimensions: 50.8 h x 39.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1951
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia
Image rights: © Estate of William Constable
Provenance:
  • 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.