Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

English frigate and two sparanados between 1815 and 1817 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A Earle'. not dated. inscribed upper right beside upper image in black pencil, 'english [sic] Frigate'. inscribed below centre image in black pencil, 'Sparanado'.
Dimensions: image 38.8 h x 25.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 40.0 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.3
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.