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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 3) between 1845 and 1847 Description: [27]leaves with [21] compositions on [22] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of Italian rural and urban scenes (Sketchbook 3)
Place made: Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in black pencil, 'Thos. B. Ashton/Naples/April 27. 1845'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover pencil, 'Sketch Book 3'. Inscribed inside back cover pencil, 'Sketch Book No. 3/Back of book'.
Dimensions: cover 19.2 h x 14.6 w cm sheet 18.5 h x 13.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.11.1-20
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, the artist’s grandson, Sydney, 1977.