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Russell DRYSDALE

Bognor Regis, England 1912 – Westmead, New South Wales, Australia 1981

  • Australia from 1923
  • England/France 1938-39
  • England 1950-51, 1957 and 1976

Study for a fabric design "Drought scene" (1946) Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, ink wash and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Russell Drysdale'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Printed verso lower right with rubber estate stamp, 'Atelier Russell Drysdale'
Dimensions: image 12.7 h x 22.8 w cm sheet 13.6 h x 25.5 w cm sight 13.1 h x 23.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.10
Image rights: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney, February 1984.