Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Melbourne in 1893, Mary Cecil Allen studied at the National Gallery School, the Meldrum School in Melbourne, and in New York and London. She was better known as a critic and lecturer than as a painter. She was also a member of the Australian Art Association and the Victorian Artists' Society. After leaving Australia for the United States in 1927, Allen taught at the New York School for Girls and established an art school in New York, becoming known as a champion of Australian art in the U.S. Mary Cecil Allen died in 1962. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Sorrento Hotel
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Sorrento Hotel
Oil on board, 57.5 x 60.5 cm
19th & 20th Century Fine Australian and International Art, Deutscher~Menzies, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings132A$16,450 N/A
Works on Paper11A$1,548 N/A

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