Middlesex, England 1793
- Australia and New Zealand 1825-28
Ruins of a convent and interior of a convent near Messina.
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Messina, Sicily, Messina province, Italy
Materials & Technique:
drawings, portfolios, 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.'
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'.
image 39.4 h x 27.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 42.0 h x 28.6 w cm
: 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.