Bognor Regis, England 1912
Westmead, New South Wales, Australia 1981
- Australia from 1923
- England/France 1938-39
- England 1950-51, 1957 and 1976
Sleeping dog: Old Sam
[Red setter (see Remarks)] 1935
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, cardboard; paper; pastel drawing in brown pastel, touched with white pastel Support: tracing paper mounted on thick cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in brown pastel, 'Drysdale '35'.
titled verso upper centre in black pencil, 'Sleeping dog - R Drysdale'
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'From Tass / Arnold Shaw / Collection 1965'
inscribed verso upper right in pen and ink, 'Given to me by Tas Drysdale / at the time when he was / attending the Bell-Shore school / (and while GB was abroad). / AS'.
inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'no 22'.
sheet 27.0 h x 40.8 w cm sight 25.5 h x 39.0 w
: Purchased 1976 Accession No
: NGA 76.537 Image rights
: © Estate of Russell Drysdale
- Gift to Arnold Shaw, from the artist.
- Dr Norman Behan.
- Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Dr Norman Behan, 1976