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420922
  • Title
    Conrad Martens, 1853 / painted by Pierre Nuyts
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG 266
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, West Wall, no. 222
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1853
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    420922
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas - 63.3 x 53.3 cm. incl. frame
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Pierre Nuyts shared a studio in Mort’s Buildings, 38 Pitt Street with Martens in the early 1850s before leaving for Batavia and Singapore, SMH, 30 May 1854, p.2, col. 6 and Bell’s Life …, 3 June 1854, pg.3, col.1 reported on the studio.

    Reference:
    Conrad Martens: life and art / Elizabeth Ellis. Sydney : State Library of New South Wales Press, 1994
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge:: Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • Published Information
    Conrad Martens: life and art / Elizabeth Ellis¶Sydney : State Library of New South Wales Press, 1994
  • General note

    “In February 1856 Martens sent the portrait to his brother Henry `The portrait is by Mr Nuyts a Belgian artists who painted with me for some time and has now gone to Batavia. There are some good opinions about the likeness some say it is very good, but Mrs Martens prefers a col[l]odiotype one which I had done with the intention of sending to you at her request, therefore it has been sent” – Conrad Martens: life and art / Elizabeth Ellis, 1994, pg. 73
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874473
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signed and dated `P. Nuyts 1853’ -- engraved on plaque at lower centre of original frame
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