Peter PURVES SMITH, Outpost Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 1949

  • Europe 1934-37, Australia 1937, Africa, Europe, America, India, Burma 1937-46

Outpost [Pyramid landscape] c.1936 Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, gouache and brush and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in red ink, '5 . / Outpost'.
Dimensions: sheet 40.4 h x 48.6 w cm sight 38.5 h x 47.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.159
  • Lady Maisie Drysdale (formerly wife of Peter Purves Smith).
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, June 1982.