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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

Leon de Labarde
stone shutter and stone door at Basham
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper (sheet 1) and tracing paper (sheet 2) mounted on paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled sheet 1 lower edge in black pencil, 'Leon de Labarde - ...(illeg) backgrounds 8. 8.' Titled below upper image on sheet 2 in black pencil, 'Stone shutter of Bedroom - Basham'. Titled below lower image on sheet 2 in black pencil, 'Stone door for house in Basham'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper centre in black pencil, 'AV. 9'. Inscribed verso of backing centre in black pencil, 'AU 10'.
Dimensions: sheet 1 9.2 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 2 16.1 h x 10.2 w cm backing 28.6 h x 19.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.690
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