Conrad MARTENS, Avondale near Marshall Mt and Bong Bong Pass Enlarge 1 /1


Crutched Friars, England 1801 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1878

  • Australia from 1835

Avondale near Marshall Mt and Bong Bong Pass c.1835 Title Notes: Title and date from certification inscription on verso.
Place made: Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour with highlights in gouache, and gum arabic Support: cardboard mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in watercolour, 'C Martens'. not dated or titled.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Avondale Near Marshall Mt / & Bong Bong Pass / Genuine Conrad Martens c.1835 / Certified Kenneth R Stewart'. inscribed on slip of paper from old frame, stored with old worksheet 'Conrad Martins 1801-1898/Avandale near Marshall Mtn / & Bonybong Pass' [several spelling errors]. inscribed on paper with old worksheet, '1 Kensington Cres / Kensington / London'.
Dimensions: sheet 45.9 h x 66.2 w cm sight 43.8 h x 64.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Barbara Mary Knox in memory of her husband Edward Ritchie Knox, K.B., M.C., 27 November 1889
Accession No: NGA 80.892
  • Lady Barbara May Knox