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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

not titled [Boy lying on ground] 1865 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: beige paper mounted on thin cardboard

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left in pen and black ink 'Wm Strutt 1865'. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper right in ballpoint pen, '35'. Inscribed verso of backing upper centre in black pencil, 'Grandfather/ Father Mother... (illeg)/First in Life/Leave for Australia/Culloden - Melbourne/Diggins - B Thursday'.
Dimensions: sheet 21.1 h x 33.6 w cm backing 28.0 h x 38.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.20
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mr C.W. Strutt, a grandson of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from C .W. Strutt,, England, February 1980.