Arthur BALDWINSON, Roman ornament Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1932-36

Roman ornament (1928-29) Description: 4 drawings and notes

Collection Title: Sketchbook of architectural and art subjects, 1928-31
Title Notes: Dating based on adjacent dates in sketchbook
Place made: Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper drawing in ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed at head of sheet upper centre in ink, 'Roman ornament'. Inscriped below drawing 1 in black pencil, 'Roman acanthus leaf/ (from Pantheon). Inscribed below drawing 2 in pen and ink, 'Roman scroll ornament'. Inscribed at right of drawing 3 in pen and ink, 'Enrichment of Roman mouldings./ Cymatium/(Cyma recta)'.
Dimensions: sheet 29.0 h x 22.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Elspeth Baldwinson, the artist's wife 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1108.13
  • Collection of the artist until his death; by descent to his widow Elspeth Baldwinson, bequethed to the NGA, December 1996.