Aberdeen, Scotland 1862
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1935
- Africa 1881-86
- Australia from 1886
The spirit of adventure [recto]
(early 20th century)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, cardboard; graphite drawing in black pencil Support: cardboard
Primary Insc: not signed or dated.
Titled verso upper centre in black pencil, 'The Spirit of Adventure'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in black pencil 'Look Ernest/if you cant take me where we'll be/raided we might/as well just go to the pictures'.
image 31.4 h x 26.6 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 29.2 w cm
: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977. Accession No
: NGA 77.260.7.122A
- With the artist until his death in 1935.
- Estate of the artist.
- Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.