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D.H. SOUTER

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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Woops! I'm an Indian (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache; graphite; ink drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink and gouache Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled upper left as part of work in pen and black ink 'Woops!/I'm an / Indian'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed cente as part of work in ink 'The muscial/comedy/lass'. Inscribed upper right as part of work in ink 'Rene/ Riano/& her legs'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '3672'.
Dimensions: image 22.3 h x 30.0 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 31.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA 77.260.7.70
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.