Arthur BALDWINSON, Egyptian ornament Enlarge 1 /1


Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia, Australia 1908 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England 1932-36

Egyptian ornament (1928-29)
Collection Title: Sketchbook of architectural and art subjects, 1928-31
Place made: Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right of drawing 1 in pen and ink, 'Egyptian / gorge or / hollow & /roll'. Inscribed lower right of drawing 1 in pen and ink, 'Bud/capital & / column'. Inscribed right of drawing 2 in pen and ink, 'Bell capital/Medinet Hebu'. Inscribed right of drawing 3 in pen and ink, 'Volute/capital/(Philae)'. Inscribed right of drawing 4 in pen and ink, 'Hathor head/capital/(Philae). Inscribed right of drawing 5 in pen and ink, 'Palm capital / (Edfu)'. Inscribed below drawing 6 in pen and ink, 'Portico with screen between columns / Temple of Edfu'.
Dimensions: sheet 29.0 h x 22.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Elspeth Baldwinson, the artist's wife 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1108.8
  • Collection of the artist until his death; by descent to his widow Elspeth Baldwinson, bequethed to the NGA, December 1996.