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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

Lion walking 31 July 1885 Place made: Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'William Strutt R.B.C./FZS'. Dated lower right in pen and black ink, and black pencil, 'July 31st 1885'. Titled lower left in black pencil, (partially obscured) 'Lion Walking'.
Secondary Insc: (Inscription lower left in ink illeg.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left sideways in ballpoint pen, '16'.
Dimensions: sheet 28.6 h x 19.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.38
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.