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Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Malta. (1815-17)
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower centre in black pencil, 'AE'. not dated. inscribed lower centre and lower right (twice), black pencil, 'Malta'. inscribed lower left (below image of boat) 'A Maltese boat'.
Dimensions: sheet 21.4 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.30
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.