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Julian ASHTON

Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

(Mermaid
skull) [recto] (Nude female figure with Chinese lantern) [verso]
c.1897
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits, figures and scenes (Sketchbook 3)
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: thin off-white wove paper

Dimensions: sheet 18.0 h x 26.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.3.9AB
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1977.