Augustus EARLE, not titled [Two sailing ships] [recto]. Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

not titled [Two sailing ships] [recto]. 1816
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Place made: Messina, Sicily, Messina province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and ink wash Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower left in black pencil, 'Augustus Earle artist'. Dated lower right in black pencil, '1816'. Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '...(illeg) Messina'.
Dimensions: sheet 40.0 h x 27.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.6A
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.