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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

not titled [Sunset]. between 1850 and 1862 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: two contiguous sheets of paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge of backing in ink 'Very important notes to keep and refer to, from nature - in Melbourne'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing in ink 'A. 2'. Inscribed verso of backing in black pencil, 'AU 16'.
Dimensions: sheet 7.3 h x 23.6 w cm backing sheet 19.0 h x 27.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.691
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