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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 figures and scenes in Sydney (Sketchbook 10) (1940-41) Description: [22] leaves with [24] compositions on [19] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of figures and scenes in Sydney (Sketchbook 10)
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed outside front cover centre in pen and ink, 'W Dobell / Union Bank Chrs / 21 Kings Cross / Darlinghurst'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in black pencil, 'Book 10'.
Dimensions: cover 22.4 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 22.4 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.9.1-24
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.