Middlesex, England 1793
- Australia and New Zealand 1825-28
Sicilian native, Italian peasant girl and Sicilian luxury.
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique:
drawings, portfolios, ink; paper; watercolour drawings in black pencil and watercolour Support: wove paper
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre in black pencil, 'A Earle/1816'.
Inscribed centre left below image, black pencil, 'Native'.
Inscribed centre right below image, black pencil, 'Italian peasant Girl'.
Inscribed lower left below image, black pencil, 'Sicilian Luxury'.
image 38.7 h x 26.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 41.2 h x 26.9 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.105.50
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.