Loudon SAINTHILL, Unidentified Costume Design, The Russian Empress Enlarge 1 /1


Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1919 – London, England 1969

  • England 1939-40 and from 1949

Unidentified Costume Design, The Russian Empress Description: 990
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, cardboard; chalk; gouache drawing in chalk and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: (L to R) Velvetian - crown bright gold decoration. Draped darker red jersey. Gilded ball decoration. Gold beads & balls. Gilded ball decoration extend to longer lines at back. Voluminas cloth on velvetian cloth on velvetian coat with full back falling in long train. Darker red jersey sleeves trailing. Russian Empress. Sarah Brandon. J.L.S. (top right - chalk).
Dimensions: comp 52.2 h x 38.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of The Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship Trust 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.63.344
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia Collection: The Loudon Sainthill archive of his theatre costume and set designs, acquired 1976.