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Robert Emerson CURTIS

Croydon, England 1898 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1996

  • Australia 1914-22
  • USA 1922-28
  • Australia from 1928
  • Aotearoa New Zealand, Central America, Europe, Asia 1969-70

The emigrant. Sketch for woodblock. 1926 Place made: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and pen and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'R.E.C. Chicago / 1926'. Signed, titled and inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'The / Emigrant / R. E. C. / Sketch for woodblock'.
Dimensions: image 25.8 h x 9.4 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.778
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, September 1991.