Allen, Mary Cecil (1893-1962)

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Allen, Cecil (1893-1962)
Allen, Mary Cecil
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Artist; Writer; Lecturer On Art; Painter; Lecturer
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Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962), artist, writer and lecturer on art, known in the United States of America as Cecil Allen, was born on 2 September 1893 in Melbourne, second daughter of Professor (Sir)...

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An accomplished artist and writer, Allen was also a prolific lecturer - she was the first lecturer to be employed by the National Gallery of Victoria and while living in New York she organised the city's first exhibition of Australian art which she also lectured about.

painter, writer and lecturer, was born in Melbourne on 2 September 1893, second daughter of Professor (Sir) Harry Brookes Allen and his wife Ada, née Mason. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a biography. ...

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  1. Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962) : expatriate Australian and apostle of art / Barbara George
    George, Barbara
    [ Thesis : 2011 ]
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  2. Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
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  3. Painters of the modern mind / by Mary-Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1929 ]
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  4. The mirror of the passing world / by M. Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1928 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  5. Melbourne / by Mary Cecil Allen
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book, Microform : 1934 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  6. Countertide. editors, Alastair Crombie, E.R.A. Wilson ; contributors, Mary Cecil Allen ... [et al.]
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1936 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  7. Notes on Central Australia
    Allen, Mary Cecil
    Meanjin
    [ Article : 1950 ]
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  8. Notes on Central Australia
    Allen, Mary Cecil
    Meanjin
    [ Article : 1950 ]
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  1. Mary Cecil Allen (1893-1962) : expatriate Australian and apostle of art / Barbara George
    George, Barbara
    [ Thesis : 2011 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
    Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Exhibition of oil paintings by Mary Allen : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibitions Street, Melbourne, 1st Sept. to 10th Sept. 1921
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  3. [Mary Cecil Allen : Australian Art and Artists file]
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  4. Awakening : four lives in art / Eileen Chanin and Steven Miller
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    [ Book : 2015 ]
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  5. [Mary Cecil Allen : Australian Art and Artists file]
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  6. Mary Cecil Allen
    Art Teachers Association of Victoria
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At National Library
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  7. Portrait of Mary Cecil Allen
    [ Photograph : 1920 ]
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    At National Library
    Portrait of Mary Cecil Allen
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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
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  4. Desert at our centre [Diary. Revisiting the Central Australian desert evoked by painter and writer Mary Cecil Allen in Meanjin's pages more than fifty years ago. Paper in: Indigenous Australia. Minter, Peter (ed.).]
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