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D.H. SOUTER

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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"The little Blue Wren goes tweet, tweet, tweet..." [recto]
not titled [Woman's and man's legs] [verso]
(early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and black pencil [recto]; drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed recto lower right in pen and black ink, 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled recto as part of image in pen and black ink, 'The little Blue Wren / goes tweet, / tweet, tweet...'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed recto lower centre in black pencil, ' 4' / As before'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '668'. Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '20' [in circle].
Dimensions: image (recto) 20.0 h x 13.4 w cm image (verso) 14.2 h x 14.2 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 15.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA 77.260.7.101AB
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.