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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

not titled [Three horses and foal in Essex farmyard]. (1865-74) Place made: Essex, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on cream paper

Primary Insc: signed lower centre of sheet in black pencil, 'W. Strutt'. not dated. inscribed lower centre of sheet in pen and black ink, 'Sketched in an Essex farmyard'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing upper right in ballpoint pen, '18'.
Dimensions: sheet 16.4 h x 24.3 w cm backing 21.4 h x 30.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.43
  • 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.