Augustus EARLE, Sicilian gunboat and two scamparnis. Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Sicilian gunboat and two scamparnis. (1815-17)
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and watercolor wash Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A. Earle'. not dated. inscribed centre below upper image, black pencil, 'Sicillian [sic] Gun Boat'. inscribed centre right above centre image, black pencil, 'Scamparnis'.
Dimensions: sheet 41.6 h x 26.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.2
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.