Conrad MARTENS, Fig tree and Seaforthia palms, Illawarra, New South Wales Enlarge 1 /1

Conrad MARTENS

Crutched Friars, England 1801 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1878

  • Australia from 1835

Fig tree and Seaforthia palms, Illawarra, New South Wales 1847 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in black pencil, 'C Martens.1847'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Fig tree and Seaforthia Palms ..(illeg)../Illawarra N S Wales'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on old mount (now lost) upper centre in black pencil, 'X'. Inscribed old mount (now lost) upper right in black pencil, '11' [encircled].
Dimensions: sheet 21.3 h x 33.0 w cm sight 20.4 h x 31.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3793
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, Frank McDonald, Sydney, 1980.