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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 'Country brownout' (1944) Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed, not dated I Titled verso, Study for / 'Country Brownout'.
Dimensions: image 12.5 h x 13.7 w cm sheet 15.0 h x 17.3 w cm sight 13.3 h x 14.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1932
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
Provenance:
  • Collection of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, March 1981;
  • From the exhibition,'Russell Drysdale drawings 1935-1980', Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 16-31 March, 1981, cat, no., 42.