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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

Bank of Yarra: not titled [Open plain with cattle]
not titled [Sunset scene]
between 1850 and 1862 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: 3 sheets of paper mounted on blue paper

Primary Insc: signed sheet 1 lower right in pen and black ink, 'W. Strutt'. not dated. Titled sheet 1 lower left of sheet in black pencil, 'Melbourne - bank of Yarra'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing in black pencil, 'A 7/ AU 13'.
Dimensions: sheet 1 12.8 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 2 5.4 h x 9.3 w cm sheet 3 11.3 h x 17.6 w cm backing 37.9 h x 27.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.692
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