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Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

not titled [a suite of four miniatures: (1) Mrs Brown Potter as Charlotte Corday
(2) Mrs Brown Potter
(3) Portrait of lady
(4) The Duchess of S...]
c.1898 Title Notes: Date ascribed on the basis that Mrs Brown Potter played Charlotte Corday in a production of the same name staged at The Adelphi, London, in January 1898.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, incised objects, ink; ivory engraved ivory Support: elephant ivory
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.24.1-4

  • Purchased by the Interim Council Acquisition Committee of the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, February 1975.