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Nicholas Francois HABBE

Elsinore, Denmark 1827 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1889

  • Italy late 1840s
  • Australia from 1855

not titled [Self portrait]. August 1889 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour and gouache Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: signed, dated and inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'Sydney August 89 NH'. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre to lower right in black pencil, upside down 'Vondesgon 2/=/Vinholt/Torseey 7E15'.
Dimensions: sheet 24.6 h x 13.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1318
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Preben Jorgensen, Copenhagan, Sweeden, 1978.