Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Mustopha, Head Dragoman to the Consul of Tripoli, (suit of armour, and Bagpiper of Mt. Etna) (1815-17) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed lower right below image, black pencil, 'Mustopha head Dragoman the [sic] the Consul of Tripoli'.
Tertiary Insc: All three drawings inscribed 'Done'.
Dimensions: image 38.4 h x 25.5 w cm sheet (irregular) 41.9 h x 27.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.5
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.