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D.H. SOUTER

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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

"They say he insured his life for fifty thousand pounds..." (early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite; ink drawing in pen and ink and black pencil Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled and inscribed verso lower edge sideways in black pencil, ' 'They say he has insured his life for fifty thousand pounds.' 'Arent men cows I bet his poor wife has not got a bean on her' '.
Dimensions: image 28.4 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 31.7 h x 25.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA 77.260.7.116
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.