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Charles CONDER

Tottenham, Middlesex, England 1868 – Virginia Water, Surrey, England 1909

  • Australia 1884-90
  • England and France from 1890

Meloncholia [sic] [Melancholia (with fan)] c.1897 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour Support: light-weight, plain weave French (Mousseline de soie?) silk; decorated cardboard mount
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in watercolour, 'Conder'. not dated. inscribed upper centre in image in watercolour, 'Meloncholia' [sic.]'.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Label verso centre of original mount, 'F R Meatyard / 9 Darlington Gardens / Margate, Kent'. Inscribed verso centre of original mount in black pencil, '8433 [in circle]'.
Dimensions: image 20.0 h x 41.5 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 50.3 w cm backing sheet 28.2 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.386
  • With F.R Meatyard, Margate, England.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, July 1976: