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

  • Africa 1881-86
  • Australia from 1886

Josephine Head [recto]
not titled [Faint sketch of female dancers] [verso]
(early 20th century) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and brush and black ink, black pencil and gouache Support: two overlapping sheets of carboard, fixed together

Primary Insc: signed recto lower right in pen and black ink, 'D. H. S.'. not dated. Titled recto centre in pen and black ink, 'Josephine Head'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 22.6 h x 30.6 w cm image (verso) 25.0 h x 23.6 w cm sheet (overall) 28.2 h x 32.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977.
Accession No: NGA
  • With the artist until his death in 1935.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, May 1977.