St Petersburg, Russia 1873 – Cobbity, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • Australia 1887-1900
  • France and England 1900-21
  • Australia from 1921

not titled [Costume design for 'The Persian Garden': Man in skull cap]. [Persian Garden - Costume design] (1922) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: NAVEY LINEN

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'White cambric ruff -'; upper left in black pencil, 'Cuff edge with black ribbon'; centre left in black pencil 'White kid gloves/ with black lines' 'Bold Blacks/ With check boards/ something similar/ for the whole costume.' ; upper right in black pencil, 'black silk/ scull cap with/ one red rose + two gold tassels/ on left'; centre right in black pencil, 'black silk sash'; lower right in black pencil, 'Black Bedroom slipper/patent pumps'.
Dimensions: sheet 25.2 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg, 1977
Accession No: NGA
  • Collection of Mrs Ernest Watt, Sydney.
  • Collection of Mrs Felicity Vernon (daughter of Mrs Ernest Watt).
  • Collection of John Brackenreg, Sydney.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, 1977.