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William DOBELL

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

  • England, Europe 1929-38

Sketchbook mainly of figure studies in England (Sketchbook 9) 1936 Description: [59] leaves with [29] compositions on [28] leaves (cardboard cover, spiral bound)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of figure studies in England (Sketchbook 9)
Page: collection record
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil, crayon, pen and ink, brush and ink and ink wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in pen and ink, 'William Dobell / 47 Harrowby St / London W.1.'. Inscribed inside front cover upper right in pen and ink, 'Xmas 1936'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper right in black pencil, 'Book 9'.
Dimensions: cover 25.2 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.8.1-29
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.