John RUSSELL, The house of pain among the olives 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

The house of pain among the olives 1920 Place made: France
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated sideways lower right in black pencil, '...(illeg) Russell/20'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre, coloured pencil 'The House of Pain Among/the Olives'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'A27' (in circle).
Dimensions: sheet 28.0 h x 39.7 w cm sight 27.4 h x 38.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.459
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tolano Galleries, Melbourne, 1976.