Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Jack spinning a long yarn (and five other studies of male figures) (1815-17) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, pen and brush and ink Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A. Earle'. not dated. inscribed lower right below image, black pencil, '...(illeg) Jack spinning a long yarn'.
Dimensions: image 38.6 h x 25.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 41.8 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.35
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.