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Florence MARTIN

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1908 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1984

  • USA and unspecified international travels 1942-52
  • England 1952-72

Kathleen MARTIN

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1903

  • USA and unspecified international travels 1942-52
  • England 1952-72

'Red poppy' ballet: Tao-Hoa (1945) Description: Costume designs for Acts I, II and III
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache; graphite; ink painting in gouache, black pencil and pen and brush and ink Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil 'Martin'. not dated. Titled in black pencil 'Tao Hoa'. inscribed in black pencil below the three drawings (left to right) 'ACT I', 'ACT II' and ACT III'.
Secondary Insc: See Notes for ink stamp. Inscribed upper left in black pencil '68 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 26.8 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 31.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kathleen Martin 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.1433
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Kathleen Martin, of work by herself, and her sister Florence Martin, Sydney December 1992.