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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1908 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1996

  • England 1937-40, Europe 1948-51

Set design for the opera Tales of Hoffmann. The home of Councillor Crespel. 2nd production. Act III (1944) Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in gouache and pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in pen and ink, 'A. Kingston'. Inscribed upper centre in pen and ink, 'The Home of Councillor Crespel 2nd Production.'. Inscribed upper left in pencil, 'on Harpsicord/l. couch - armchair/violins on walls/two doors at back/l. foreground window opening/on to balcony/brick wall between doors portrait'. Inscribed upper left in pen and ink and pencil, 'Tales of/Hoffmann Act III/by Offenbach'
Dimensions: sheet 38.0 h x 50.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.131.30
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia