Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

The gallant gay Lothario in quarantine (and five other studies of men resting) (1815-17) Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, ink wash and watercolour Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A E'. not dated. Titled lower right below prone figure in black pencil, 'The Gallant Gay Lothario in quarantine'.
Dimensions: image 38.6 h x 25.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 41.9 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.4
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.