Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911 – 2004

Sleeping cat c.1940
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: inserted
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, albums, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'John Flexmore'. Titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'Sleeping Cat'.
Dimensions: image 7.5 h x 8.5 w cm sheet 12.0 h x 13.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.34
  • 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.