William DEXTER, not titled [Still life with butterflies] Enlarge 1 /1

William DEXTER

Derbyshire, England 1818 – Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1860

  • Australia from 1852

not titled [Still life with butterflies] between 1852 and 1860 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour with highlighted in gum arabic Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed lower left within image in brown ink, 'W. Dexter'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 73.7 h x 48.5 w cm sheet 73.7 h x 48.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of Joseph Brown, 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3018
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, September 1983.