John RUSSELL, Nostra Signora [recto]; not titled [Faint sketch of head] [verso] Enlarge 1 /3
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Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia 1858 – Randwick, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • England 1880-84, France 1884-1912, Switzerland and Italy 1912-15, England 1915-21, Australia from 1921

Nostra Signora [recto]
not titled [Faint sketch of head] [verso]
1890 Place made: Belle Ile, Brittany, Morbihan, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink Support: grey paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre in black pencil, 'JR / BI / 90'. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Nostra Signora'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '65'.
Dimensions: image recto 9.0 h x 7.2 w cm image verso 7.2 h x 8.2 w cm sheet 22.4 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2001
Accession No: NGA 2001.109AB
  • Jeanne Jouve (the artist's daughter) to 1947.
  • Jean-Marie Capiaux, 7 Alleé du Grand Veneur, Domaine de Carheil, Plessy, France 1947-2001.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from David Butcher, Paris, April 2001.