Adelaide IRONSIDE, Ideal [portrait of a man] Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1831 – Rome, Italy 1867

  • England 1855
  • Italy 1856-65
  • England 1865-66
  • Italy from 1866

Ideal [portrait of a man] 1855 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; conté crayon; paper drawing in grey and black charcoal with highlights in conté crayon Support: thick smooth buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Titled lower left below image in charcoal, 'Ideal [underlined]'. Signed and dated lower right within image in charcoal, 'A E Ironside / Australia 1855 [underlined]'.
Dimensions: image 34.0 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1122
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2010.