Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Turkish figures: Janizary, Plaistrer, Janizary in marching order [and one other male figure] c.1816 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and watercolor wash Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, (faint) 'A Earle'. not dated. Titled below upper left image, black pencil, 'Janizary'. Titled below upper right image 'Turkisj plaistrer'. Titled below lower right image, black pencil, 'Turkish Janizary in marching order'.
Dimensions: image 38.6 h x 25.6 w cm sheet 41.1 h x 28.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.51
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.