Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Four studies: Execution at Palermo, Calabrian robber, Cap Morgan, (Calabrian man) (1815-17) Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and watercolor wash Support: laid paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Augustus Earle artist'. not dated. Titled below upper left figure in black pencil, 'Execution at Palower righto'. Titled below upper right figure in black pencil, 'Calabrian Robber'. Titled below lower left figure in black pencil, 'Calabria'. Titled below lower right figure in black pencil, 'ditto Cap Morgan'.
Dimensions: sheet 43.0 h x 26.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.12
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.