Loudon SAINTHILL, Unidentified Costume Design for Austrian Empress Enlarge 1 /1

Loudon SAINTHILL

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1919 – London, England 1969

  • England 1939-40 and from 1949

Unidentified Costume Design for Austrian Empress Description: 991
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, cardboard; chalk; gouache drawing in chalk and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Austrian Empress. Mary Montgomery. Heavy gold cord & tassels. Stole to resemble white furs (L). L to R small ermine tails. Heavy gold tassel. Long trains falling from back bustle. R - Crown of gilt, pearls, diamonds & ermine. Earring & collar of pearls & diamonds. Long white gloves. Gold tassels on under edge. R - bustle type gown. Painted gilt decoration.
Dimensions: comp 39.0 h x 52.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of The Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship Trust 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.63.343
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia Collection: The Loudon Sainthill archive of his theatre costume and set designs, acquired 1976.