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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

not titled [Studies of leaping leopard] 1 August 1885 Place made: Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated centre in black pencil, (for left hand sketch) 'Augt.1./85.' and lower right in black pencil, (for lower right sketch) 'Augt. 5th/85'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil 'Just leaping down; from leopard, I think this fairly true'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil 'True/Scapulas show/ vigorously in coming/down'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '027'.
Dimensions: sheet 19.4 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1459
  • 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.