William STRUTT, Kangaroos, Royal Park, Melbourne Enlarge 1 /1

William STRUTT

Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825 – Wadhurst, England 1915

  • France 1838-48
  • Australia 1850-55
  • New Zealand 1855-56
  • Australia 1856-62

Kangaroos, Royal Park, Melbourne 1861 or 1862 Place made: Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper mounted on blue paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'W Strutt'. not dated. Titled lower centre of backing in pen and black ink 'Kangaroos. Royal park/ Melbourne'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge of sheet in black pencil 'From nature - Royal park - Melbourne'.
Dimensions: sheet 13.2 h x 8.2 w cm backing 38.0 h x 27.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.46.2
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mr C.W. Strutt, a grandson of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from C .W. Strutt,, England, February 1980.