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Julian ASHTON

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

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

(Young man with hand in pocket) [recto]
(faint sketch of figure on horse- drawn vehicle) [verso].
between 1870 and 1880 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink [recto]; drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: grey paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Thymolised / Feb 74 RA'.
Dimensions: sheet 14.0 h x 9.0 w cm sight 13.6 h x 8.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.20AB
Provenance:
  • With the artist at his death in 1942.
  • By descent to Richard Ashton, the artist's son.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, Sydney, April 1977.