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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: Boadi and Daniel [dancing figures] (1945) Description: Costume designs
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache; graphite drawing in gouache and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil 'Martin'. not dated. inscribed upper left in black pencil 'Red Poppy'. Titled in black pencil upper left (female figure) 'Boadi' and upper right (male figure) 'Daniel'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pencil '69 [circled]'. Inscribed lower righrt in black pencil '2'.
Dimensions: image 24.4 h x 20.4 w cm sheet 27.5 h x 26.0 w
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kathleen Martin 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.1435
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Kathleen Martin, of work by herself, and her sister Florence Martin, Sydney December 1992.