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William DOBELL

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 1899 – Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia 1970

  • England, Europe 1929-38

Sketchbook of scenes, figures and animals in England (Sketchbook 5) (1937) Description: [27] leaves with [10] compositions on [8] leaves and inside back cover (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of scenes, figures and animals in England (Sketchbook 5)
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, cardboard; charcoal; graphite; ink; paper drawings in charcoal, black pencil, pen and brush and ink and ink wash Support: paper, cardboard

Primary Insc: Inscribed outside front cover upper right in ink, 'William Dobell'. Inscribed inside front cover upper right in ink, 'William Dobell / 31 Gloucester St / London S.W.1'. Not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper right in black pencil, 'Book 5'.
Dimensions: cover 29.2 h x 22.8 w cm sheet 29.2 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.4.1-10
Image rights: With permission of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Provenance:
  • In the possession of the artist at his death in 1970.
  • Collection of the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, Sydney, 1976.