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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

Morning, noon and evening: studies of skies 19 March 1862 Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: 4 sheets of paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and tinscribed lower edge of backing in pen and black ink 'Morning, noon and evening. Studies of skies, sketched from nature. Very near the equator/ on board S.S. Great Britain. Voyage home March 19th 1862. By Wm Strutt'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed left of sheet 1 on backing 'Sunrise'. Inscribed left of sheet 2 on backing 'Noon'. Inscribed left of sheet 3 on backing 'Evening'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper centre in black pencil, 'AV. 2'.
Dimensions: sheet 1 9.7 h x 23.4 w cm sheet 2 8.0 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 3 7.6 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 9.0 h x 25.2 w cm backing 33.2 h x 44.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.696
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