Phyllis Pitman

Design for a Stage Set by Phyllis Pitman

A genuine work by Tasmanian artist Phyllis Pitman. This modernist design draws the viewer into a magical theater. $4,500 at the Peter Lane Gallery.
Tasmanian Artist

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Title: “Design for a Stage Set”

Description: Design for a stage set framed in a theatrical manner.

This is a modernist design, it draws the viewer into the magical theater set or forest towards the other figures and then deeper into the copse of strange trees.

Artist: Phyllis Pitman, 1913-???

Material: Gouache on paper.

Size: 69cm x 82cm.

Additional notes:

  • Circa. 1940.
  • Framed in a theatrical manner.

About the artist:

Born in 1913 in Hobart, Phyllis studied at the Hobart Technical School under Lucien Dechaineux between 1928-29 and 1930-37.

Phyllis and her sister Joan were in the leading group of contemporary Tasmanian artists. She taught at the Tech from 1933 to 1943 and exhibited at The Arts School of Tasmania 1933-37, the contemporary Group Sydney 1939-44 and at Macquarie Galleries in 1937.

She is listed in “A Survey of Australian Relief Prints 1900-1950”. Published by Deutscher Galleries Melbourne.

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Peter Lane originally traded in antiques in London from 1974 to 1976. He then opened the PETER LANE GALLERY when he moved to Adelaide in June 1976. He, and the gallery, have since moved to Sydney in 1981, and now reside in Hobart (since in 2007).

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