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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

Peppermint tree between 1850 and 1862 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on blue cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right of sheet in pen and black ink 'W. Strutt'. not dated. Titled lower centre of sheet in pen and black ink 'Peppermint tree'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right of sheet in ink 'Melbourne'.
Dimensions: sheet 13.4 h x 7.4 w cm backing 27.3 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.27.5
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.