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Julian ASHTON

Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Sketchbook mainly of portraits, figures and scenes, Sydney (Sketchbook 3) c.1897 Description: [47] leaves with [54] compositions on [36] leaves (cardboard and fabric cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits, figures and scenes (Sketchbook 3)
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink, gouache and conté crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper centre in black pencil, 'JR Ashton / Beaumont Chambers / 88 King Street / Sydney'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover lower left in black pencil, 'Book No. 3'.
Dimensions: cover 18.0 h x 26.7 w cm sheet 18.0 h x 26.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.3.1-36
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1977.