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William MONTGOMERY

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England 1850 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1927

  • Germany c.1880-86
  • Australia from 1886

Saint Hilda and the Venerable Bede (Two designs for stained glass windows) 1925 or 1926 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in brush and brown ink and watercolour Support: paper glued to cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in brown pen and black ink, 'W Montgomery'. signed upper left of backing in pen and black ink, 'W.C.M'. not dated. Left image titled as part of image in pen and black ink, 'St Hilda'. Right image titled as part of image in pen and black ink, 'Ven. Bede'. Inscribed lower right in brown ink, 'Inch scale'. Inscribed verso, upper left in black pencil, '9. St Hilda and Venerable Bede/ St Georges Malvern'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'W Montgomery (underlined)'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in ink '4'.
Dimensions: image 14.4 h x 8.1 w cm sheet 16.7 h x 9.8 w cm backing 24.0 h x 14.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kathleen Montgomery 1985.
Accession No: NGA 85.1101
Provenance:
  • By family descent to Mrs R J Montgomery, the artist's daughter-in-law.