Item #CL192-30 [Dorothy Thornhill]. Douglas Dundas, Aust.
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[Dorothy Thornhill]

1932. Pencil drawing, signed and dated lower right, 28.4 x 23.3cm. Slight foxing and paper loss to image centre.

Image depicts the artist’s wife, painter Dorothy Thornhill. Dundas studied at the Sydney Art School with Julian Ashton. In 1927 he won the Society of Artists’ Travelling Scholarship, which enabled him to study in London and Paris with André Lhote, an important Modernist. He returned to Australia in 1929, where he held his first show at the Macquarie Gallery. He began teaching at East Sydney Technical College, and was head teacher from 1938 to 1960, and head of the school until 1965. Ref: NPG; Aust. Women’s Weekly, 31.3.1934.

Item #CL192-30

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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