William DOBELL, Sketchbook of figures, faces and scenes in New Guinea and Australia (Sketchbook 20) Enlarge 1 /2
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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 scenes in New Guinea and Australia (Sketchbook 20) (1950-55) Description: [73] leaves with [40] compositions on [33] leaves (cardboard and fabric cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of figures, faces and scenes in New Guinea and Australia (Sketchbook 20)
Place made: Papua New Guinea Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil, ballpoint pen, pen and ink and crayon Support: paper

Dimensions: cover 10.8 h x 16.6 w cm sheet 10.2 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.20.1-40
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.