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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 figures, faces and groups in England (Sketchbook 16) (1936) Description: [42] leaves with [9] compositions on [9] leaves (leaves stapled to cardboard sheet not fixed to cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of figures, faces and groups in England (Sketchbook 16)
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside loose cover centre in ink, 'W Dobell / 47 Harrowby St / London W.1.'/ 18.5.36'. Inscribed outside loose cover cover in ink, 'William Dobell / Union Bank Bld / Kings X / Sydney'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed leaf 1 upper centre in black pencil, 'Book 16'.
Dimensions: cover 18.4 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 7.5 h x 18.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976.
Accession No: NGA 76.185.15.1-9
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.