Russell DRYSDALE, Study for the painting 'Deserted out-station' Enlarge 1 /1


Bognor Regis, England 1912 – Westmead, New South Wales, Australia 1981

  • Australia from 1923
  • England/France 1938-39
  • England 1950-51, 1957 and 1976

Study for the painting 'Deserted out-station' [Deserted outstation [as inscribed]] (1945) Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and ochre pigment Support: paper

Edition Notes: The drawing has been squared-up for transfering image to canvas.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled upper left in black pencil, 'Deserted out-station'.
Dimensions: image 27.4 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 27.4 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1925
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
  • Collection of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 1981. From the exhibition,'Russell Drysdale drawings 1935-1980', Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 16-31 March, 1981, cat, no.64..