John RUSSELL, Belle-Ile Enlarge 1 /1


Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia 1858 – Randwick, New South Wales, Australia 1930

  • England 1880-84, France 1884-1912, Switzerland and Italy 1912-15, England 1915-21, Australia from 1921

Belle-Ile 1890 Place made: Belle Ile, Brittany, Morbihan, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil and ink, 'John Russell/90'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'Stessoir Norenn/ Belle Ile/Fr.'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right, pencil, 'J36'.
Dimensions: sheet 17.8 h x 25.5 w cm sight 16.8 h x 24.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.457
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tolano Galleries, Melbourne, 1976.