Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

Portrait of Christopher Brennan. 1914
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 6.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay to R.H.Croll / with this etchers kind regards / Sept 1935 / Chris Brennan proof on old / vellum'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.4 h x 11.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.9
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Gift to R.H. Croll, from Lionel Lindsay [see inscription].
  • The album was assembled by Robert Henderson Croll (1869-1947), writer, biorgrapher, art historian. (see ADB, vol.8, pp154-5).
  • The Croll estate was sold by the book dealer Kenneth Hince (Melbourne) and Malvern Fine Art Gallery Melbourne.
  • The album was acquired by Roger Butler from Malvern Fine Art Gallery prior to 1981.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, June 1996.