Russell DRYSDALE, Study for the watercolour 'Rose Bay Airport at night' Enlarge 1 /1

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 watercolour 'Rose Bay Airport at night' (1944) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 17.9 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 19.0 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1931
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
Provenance:
  • 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.43.