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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

Nubian Dromedary 28 August 1878 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper mounted on blue paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left of sheet in pen and black ink, 'Aug 28th/78. Wm Strutt del-'. Titled lower centre of backing in black pencil, 'Nubian Dromedary'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper left sideways in ballpoint pen, '11'. Inscribed verso of backing lower left in black pencil, '$10'.
Dimensions: sheet 20.8 h x 19.2 w cm backing 26.2 h x 22.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.41
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.