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Byram MANSELL

Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia 1894 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • Hawaii 1921, France 1922, United States c1922-1929

Sketch showing sandstone murals (1963)
Collection Title: Portfolio 4. Sketch designs for interior decoration
Place made: Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, watercolour, black pencil Support: paper (with two other sheets of paper stapled to sheet)

Primary Insc: signed and inscribed lower left of top sheet in black pencil, 'Byram Mansell F.R.S.A. (Lon.) A.R.A.S./ Studio 37 Marian St Killower right'. not dated on work. Titled and inscribed lower centre of top sheet in black pencil, 'Sketch showing Sand Stone Murals/ Australian Aboriginal Legends/Painted with earth colours'.
Dimensions: image 16.1 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 28.1 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1221.11
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, March 1986.