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Russell DRYSDALE

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 'Emus in a landscape' (1950) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in red fibre-tipped pen, 'Study for painting / 'Emus in a landscape' '. Inscribed recto upper right in black pencil, '36 x 28 /4 = 9 x 7'. Inscribed verso, 'Brown 5184X'.
Dimensions: image 17.6 h x 22.8 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 37.8 w cm sight 19.8 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1929
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, March 1981.