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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 [Head studies of young lions]. 24 September 1895 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: green paper

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated lower right in pen and black ink 'Sept 24th 1895'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink '10 months old/Hagenbecks young Lions/l.p. Somali show'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in black pencil, 'S35' and '4530'.
Dimensions: sheet 18.0 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1462
Provenance:
  • 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.