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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

'The sword in the stone': Forest between 1945 and 1952 Description: Costume design
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache; graphite; paint drawing in gouache, black pencil and silver paint Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'Martin'. not dated. Titled upper left and lower centre in black pencil, ' 'The Sword in the Stone' / Forest'. inscribed lower centre to lower right in black pencil, 'MAY BELLE - Portrait of the Princess'.
Secondary Insc: See Notes for ink stamp. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Whole ballet done / against black velvet / curtains-'.
Dimensions: image 24.2 h x 36.4 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kathleen Martin 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.1440
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Kathleen Martin, of work by herself, and her sister Florence Martin, Sydney December 1992.