Augustus EARLE, Two views of Tripoli and Gate at Taormina. Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Two views of Tripoli and Gate at Taormina. (1815-17)
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, drawing in black pencil, ink wash and watercolour Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A Earle'. not dated. inscribed upper centre above upper image, '...[illeg] Gate at Taormina'. inscribed centre right below centre image, 'Tripoli'. inscribed lower centre below lower image, 'Tripoli'. inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'as a...(illeg)'.
Dimensions: image 38.6 h x 25.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 39.9 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.20
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.