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Sarah STONE

England 1758 /1762 – 1844

Shells. [Original watercolour painting of a collection of exotic shells] 1781 Title Notes: Correspondence Anne McCormick to Roger Butler, NGA file 2015/0020
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil Support: smooth buff paper
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below image in brown ink, 'Sarah : Stone 1781'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso backing board of frame lower centre on white self-adhesive label printed in black ink, 'PETER NAEF / FRAMING & GALLERY / 90 Fitzroy St Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia / tel: (+60) 0293 324 991 fax: 02 9360 2240 / mobile: 0409 117 369 email: faming@peternaefframing.com.au / http://www.peternaefframing.com.au'. inscribed verso backing board of frame lower left in black pancil, '4504058'.
Dimensions: image 37.5 h x 53.0 w cm sheet (sight) 39.3 h x 54.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.21
Provenance:
  • English private collection.
  • Private collection, Sydney for '40 years'.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2015.