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Loudon SAINTHILL

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1919 – London, England 1969

  • England 1939-40 and from 1949

not titled [costume design for The Merchant of Venice: Street singer] 1956 Description: 363
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, chalk; gouache; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil, chalk and gouache Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated. Not titled. Inscribed lower right below image in black pencil, 'Street Singer / Merchange of Venice / Ola Vil Production Australia + London'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in red marker, '363'.
Dimensions: image 45.0 h x 22.8 w cm sheet 57.9 h x 39.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.63.54
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia Collection: The Loudon Sainthill archive of his theatre costume and set designs, acquired 1976.
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship Trust, Redfern Gallery Ltd, London, 1976.