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Aberdeen, Scotland 1862 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1935

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Alex Melrose (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite drawing in black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled lower edge as part of image in black pencil, 'Alex Melrose'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed faintly upper centre within image in black pencil, 'Song...(illeg)'.
Dimensions: image 35.8 h x 26.8 w cm sheet 39.0 h x 31.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.