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Will ASHTON

Clifton, Yorkshire, England 1881 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Australia from 1884. Worked in Europe and Australia

Near Forum, Rome 1937
Collection Title: Sketchbook: Mainly European landscapes and cityscapes
Place made: Rome, Lazio, Roma province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed; dated lower centre in black pencil, '4.4.37'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'Near Forum/Rome'
Dimensions: sheet 14.0 h x 23.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.722.9
Provenance:
  • Collection of Mr. van den Berg, Adelaide, Purchased at auction, Adelaide, late 1960s.
  • By decent to Suzette van den Berg, the artists widow, Adelaide.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Mrs. Suzette van den Berg, Adelaide, October 1995.