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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England 1873 – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1962

  • Australia 1876-96
  • England 1896-1930 with visits to Australia 1911 and 1921-22
  • Australia from 1930

On the crest of the wave 1940
Collection Title: Sketchbook of real and mythical figures, birds and animals, and scenes
Page: Leaf 3 recto.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, colour pencil; paper drawing in colour pencils Support: white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no maufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated upper right in violet chalk, 'H / 1940'. Titled verso of leaf 2 (ie facing pagge) in violet crayon, 'ON THE CREST OF THE / WAVE'.
Dimensions: sheet 25.2 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rosamond C H Shepherd 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.4.3
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Rosamond Shepperd, a grand-niece of the artist, Melbourne, February 1983.