Augustus EARLE, Greek sailor [and eight other male figures]. Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Greek sailor [and eight other male figures]. (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 drawing in black pencil Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed for upper right figure, black pencil, 'Greek sailower right. inscribed for upper left figure, black pencil, 'Moorish Cart...[illeg]'.
Secondary Insc: (All other figures have pencil inscriptions 'Done'.)
Dimensions: image 38.4 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 40.8 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.33
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.