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D.H. SOUTER

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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

The Fairies' Song (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink; brush and ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled and inscribed upper left in pen and black ink 'The Fairies Song /written for Country Life/ by Florence Hogan'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '-4-'. Inscribed centre in black pencil, '...(illeg)/for/type/as before'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '37/755' [both underlined].
Dimensions: image 20.2 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 25.5 h x 18.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA 77.260.7.100
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.