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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 European and Australian material, including Aboriginal themes (Sketchbook 7) 1938 to April 1939 Description: [65] leaves with [45] compositions on [35] leaves (cover leather over cardboard)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of European and Australian material, including Aboriginal themes (Sketchbook 7)
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink, brush and ink, ink wash and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside back cover upper centre in ink, 'William Dobell / Sydney / April 1939'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in black pencil, 'Book 7'.
Dimensions: cover 23.6 h x 18.3 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.6.1-45
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.