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Norman LINDSAY

Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1879 – Springwood, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England, Europe 1909-11

not titled [Letter to Ralph]. (1910)
Collection Title: Sketchbook of mainly French scenes and people
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and black ink Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper left in pen and ink, 'Dear Ralph/ Im [illeg] extremely sorry for having / delaying seeing you before. but apart from / being simply rushed off my feet by the / suddenness of my departure, I have / contracted [illeg] November [illeg] a beastly / cold, & put yesterday in bed, in consequence / there of. I shall call out to see you / Tomorrow before Lunch. I have appointments all through the day, but [illeg...] / at least a couple of hours discourse.'
Dimensions: leaf 26.9 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.303.17
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the C.A.A.B. (Commonwealth Art Advisory Board), through the National Trust of Australia (NSW), Sydney, 1972.