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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

Flamingos taking wing
huts near Jordan and buffalo
Place made: Jordan
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: two sheets of paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled sheet 1 lower left in black pencil, 'Flamingos taking wing/Lake Manzalah'. Titled sheet 2 lower left in black pencil, '...(illeg) Huts/ Nr Jordan' and lower right in black pencil, 'Buffalo'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower centre of backing in black pencil 'Rob Roy in Jordan'.
Dimensions: sheet 1 7.7 h x 8.5 w cm sheet 2 8.2 h x 11.4 w cm backing 28.6 h x 19.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.705
  • 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