Russell DRYSDALE, Toni's Garden of Roses 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

Toni's Garden of Roses (1942) Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink over colour pencil and pastel Support: paper

Edition Notes: The drawing has been squared-up for transfering image to canvas.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below image in pen and black ink, 'Russell Drysdale'. not dated. Titled upper centre within image in pen and black ink over pastel, 'TONI'S GARDEN OF ROSES'.
Dimensions: image 39.0 h x 29.0 w cm sheet 41.4 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1926
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
  • Mrs Robin Moore ?-1980, New South Wales. (from old worksheet).
  • 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.28.