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Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Portfolio for drawings [Previously listed in Titan as Sketchbook cover] c.1816 Description: Portfolio from which drawings have been removed and stored elsewhere

Collection Title: Folio for drawimgs
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, cardboard portfolio bound along the spine with leather Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed on front cover centre right in pen and black ink, 'Heads Groups of Heads / for Crayons, Ink or Colours'.
Dimensions: portfolio (closed) 38.4 h x 29.8 w cm portfolio (open) 38.4 h x 60.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.1A
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.