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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

The graceful Australian blue gum or eucalyptus (1850-62) Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'William Str... [partly cut off] / RBC. x FZS'. not dated. titled lower left in pen and black ink 'The graceful / Australian blue / Gum or Eucaliptus [sic] / Eucaliptus [sic]'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in ballpont pen, '24'.
Dimensions: sheet 32.6 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.34
  • 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.