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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 Hoffman. Act 2. 1st Production A Venetian Palace (1941) Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in gouache and pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed l.r. pen and ink 'A. Kingston' Inscribed u.l. pen and ink 'Tales of Hoffmann/Rough sketch' u.c. pen and ink, 'Act 2. A Venetian Palace', u.r. '1st Production' l.l. pencil '1540/Peru?'. l.c. pencil 'pale blue vermilion'. (pencil inscriptions on top sheet)
Dimensions: sheet 13.8 h x 28.4 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 33.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.131.20
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia