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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

Island of Trinidad 1862 Place made: Trinidad Island, Trinidad & Tobago
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink 'W Strutt/1862'. Titled lower centre of backing in pen and black ink 'Island of Trinidade [sic]/Sketched from the deck of Great Britain S.S.'
Dimensions: sheet 8.4 h x 12.6 w cm backing 13.4 h x 23.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.698
  • 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