John RUSSELL, not titled [Five studies of an old man]. Enlarge 1 /1


Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia 1858 – Randwick, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • England 1880-84, France 1884-1912, Switzerland and Italy 1912-15, England 1915-21, Australia from 1921

not titled [Five studies of an old man]. 1887 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; graphite; paper drawing in conté crayon and black pencil Support: cream paper mounted on paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Watermark upper right, 'MBM'.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated below each image, black pencil, 'J.R / P / 87'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in ink, 'R Tagliana' and other illegible inscriptions (as seen through paper).
Dimensions: sheet 41.0 h x 50.6 w cm backing 42.2 h x 51.4 w cm image 36.0 h x 47.2 w cm sight 35.3 h x 46.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.239
  • Collection of Robert Tagliana of Auvers-sur-Oise, France was the owner of this work as at 1969 [see inscriptions].
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, May 1978.