J M SKIPPER
Norwich, Norfolk, England 1815
Adelaide, Australia 1883
between 1845 and 1855
Materials & Technique:
drawings, watercolours, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and brush in brown-black ink and brush and watercolour Support: thin smooth cream wove paper affixed to backing board of thick smooth light-green Bristol board
Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below image in black ink, 'OTHELLO. Act 2. Sc. 3. / "Silence that dreadful Bell! it frights the isle:. / "From her propriety. -'.
signed lower right within image in black ink, 'J.M.S. [within ciircle].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on thin brown cardboard swing tag formally attached by metal paper-clip, with oval stamp in black ink, 'HISTORICAL EXHIBITION'; inscribed in pen and black ink '239 / 7h'.; inscribed in black pencil, 1930
image 25.0 h x 29.0 w sheet 26.1 h x 30.2 w backing sheet 35.2 h x 45.4 w
: Gift of Rob Skipper, 2014. Accession No
: NGA 2014.741
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Rob Skipper, Adelaide, 2014.