Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Ruins of a convent and interior of a convent near Messina (1815-17) Place made: Messina, Sicily, Messina province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, ink wash and watercolour Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in black pencil, 'A. Earle' and lower right in black pencil, 'A.E.' not dated. inscribed upper edge, black pencil, 'Ruins of a Convent near Massina'. inscribed lower edge, black pencil, 'Interior of a convent near Messina'. inscribed centre in black pencil, 'Convent...[illeg'.
Dimensions: image 39.4 h x 27.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 42.0 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.17
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.