Conrad MARTENS, Burrangalong Cavern Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1835

Burrangalong Cavern 1843 or 1844 Place made: Trunkey, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and sepia ink and brush and sepia ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'C Martens'. not dated. inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Burrangalong Cavern'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '17547' [encircled]. Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'No. 3'. Inscribed verso centre right in black pencil, 18x14/ 7/9.
Dimensions: sheet 18.8 h x 29.4 w cm sight 19.9 h x 30.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.427
  • Collection of Percy Garling (who was related to the 19th century Australian watercolour painter Frederick Garling).
  • Family collection, by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tony Palmer, Sydney, 1989.