Augustus EARLE, Saturday night at sea or the Doctor bung'd [recto]. Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

Saturday night at sea or the Doctor bung'd [recto]. (1815-17)
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and ink wash Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Augustus Earle'. not dated. inscribed upper edge, black pencil, 'Saturday Night at Sea on the Doctor Bung'd'.
Dimensions: sheet 43.1 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.55A
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.