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William STRUTT

Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825 – Wadhurst, England 1915

  • France 1838-48
  • Australia 1850-55
  • New Zealand 1855-56
  • Australia 1856-62

Sleeping lion and lioness 7 June 1878 Place made: Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on blue paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Wm Strutt del -'. Dated and inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Zoo. June 7/78.'. Titled lower left in black pencil, 'Sleeping lion and lioness'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '533'.
Dimensions: sheet 8.8 h x 17.2 w cm backing 102 h x 18.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1457
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mrs Margaret Strutt Davies, the artist's granddaughter.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, August 1976.