Arthur BALDWINSON, Assyrian ornament Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1932-36

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

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with sheet heading upper centre in ink, 'Assyrian ornament'. Inscribed right of drawing 1in ink, 'Lotus/and/bud'; below drawing 1 'Ornament from Nimroud / Arthemion or hom with alternate bud/ and fir cone'. Inscribed right of drawing 2, 'Lotus flower./ and / bud'. Inscribed below drawing 3, 'Rosette or patera'. Inscribed right of drawing 4, 'Assyrian / patero'. Inscribed below drawing 5, 'Ornament from Persepolis'.
Dimensions: sheet 29.0 h x 22.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Elspeth Baldwinson, the artist's wife 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1108.10
  • Collection of the artist until his death; by descent to his widow Elspeth Baldwinson, bequethed to the NGA, December 1996.