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Thomas Briggs ASHTON

United States of America Died 1864

  • Italy 1845-47
  • lived in England by 1851

Sketchbook of Italian rural and urban scenes (Sketchbook 1) 1844-46 Description: [74] leaves with [75] compositions on [73] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of Italian rural and urban scenes (Sketchbook 1)
Place made: Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and wash Support: paper

Dimensions: cover 17.2 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 16.6 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.9.1-73
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, the artist’s grandson, Sydney, 1977.