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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 Nixie who had no heart: She fastened to the tree all the hearts she had stolen (1935 - 1942) Description: Illustration for story "The Nixie who had no heart"

Collection Title: Told in the twilight
Place made: St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'FLORENCE MARTIN'. not dated. Titled upper left in black pencil, 'The Nixie Who had no Heart' and lower left in black pencil 'She fastened to the tree all the hearts she had stolen'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '1 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 20.4 h x 21.5 w cm sheet 26.8 h x 24.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kathleen Martin 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.1487.11
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Kathleen Martin, of work by herself, and her sister Florence Martin, Sydney December 1992.