Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Stilt dancer at the carnival, Malta (1815-17) Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A Earle'. not dated. inscribed lower edge, black pencil, 'Stilt Dancer at the Carnival Malta'.
Dimensions: image 19.5 h x 13.9 w cm sheet (irregular) 21.9 h x 14.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.39
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.