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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

On guard on board the 'Culloden' (1850) Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed lower edge in pen and black ink, 'On guard on board the Culloden'. inscribed verso lower edge in pen and ink, 'A suspiciouis vessel remained in sight several days'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in ballpoint pen, '28'.
Dimensions: sheet 28.0 h x 18.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.22
Provenance:
  • 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.