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Douglas WATSON

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1920 – 1972

  • UK, Europe 1947-51

Sketchbook mainly of portraits, figures, urban scenes and reproductions of classical works in Italy and England 1947-48 Description: [72] leaves with [74] compositions on [72] leaves and outside back cover (cardboard cover, spiral bound)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of portraits, figures, urban scenes and reproductions of classical works in Italy and England
Page: collection record
Place made: Italy England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, conté crayon; crayon; graphite; ink; paper; watercolour drawings in pen and brush and ink, black pencil, pastel, watercolour, crayon and conté crayon Support: paper, cardboard

Dimensions: cover 27.0 h x 21.2 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.735.1-74
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1972.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, November 1973.