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William STRUTT

Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825 – Wadhurst, England 1915

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

Tasmanian kangaroos at Richmond paddock, Melbourne between 1850 and 1862 Place made: Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on blue paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black inkl 'Wm Strutt'. not dated. Titled lower centre of sheet in black pencil, 'Tasmanian Kangaroos'. Titled lower centre of backing in pen and black ink, 'Tasmanian Kangaroos/Sketched in Richmond paddock, Melbourne,/Victoria'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right of sheet in black pencil 'Melbourne'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper left in black pencil, 'AU. 14'.
Dimensions: sheet 15.3 h x 26.1 w cm backing 27.2 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.687
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, November 1973