An image of Bushfire

Mabel Pye

(Australia 09 Apr 1894 – 04 Mar 1982)

Bushfire

Location
Not on display
Further information

Mabel Pye was born in Melbourne and studied drawing 1912-15 and painting 1915-19 at the National Gallery School, Melbourne, a contemporary of Napier Waller, Ethel Spowers and Adelaide Perry. She was a member of the Victorian Artists Society from 1918-41 and exhibited prints with them between 1935-41; she was also a member of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors from 1920-58. Pye was best known for her watercolours and colour linocuts, most of which she made during the 1930s.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998

Year
(1930s)
Media
Print
Medium
colour linocut on ivory wove paper
Dimensions
14.2 x 17.1 cm blockmark (irreg.); 21.9 x 20.4 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.l., pencil "M Pye". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1975
Accession number
248.1975
Copyright
© Estate of Mabel Pye