Constance Stokes (1906 - 1991)
Constance Stokes is an Australian modernist painter born in Victoria, 1906. Her classical modernist style draws upon the figure with luminous simplicity. Stokes' extensive body of work includes portraiture, still - life, and figurative pieces that embody the delicacy of the fleeting human moment.
Stokes' work is represented by most major Australian collections including the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia, and the National Gallery of Australia.