Blamire YOUNG

Londesborough, England 1862 – Montrose, Victoria, Australia 1935

  • Australia from 1885
  • England 1893-95
  • Europe, England 1912-23

not titled [Tennyson and his friends]. [Alfred Tennyson reads Maud to his Friends [VAS Winter 1905]] c.1905 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; ink; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour, gouache and black ink Support: collage of cut paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions Titled as part of work on book in Tennyson's hand, 'Maud a Monodrama'. Inscribed lower left to right under each figure in black pencil, 'Henry Scott, Mrs Susan, Lady Tennyson, Th. Carlower left, Mrs Morris, Thackeray, W Morris, Rossetti, Lecky, Burne Jones, Tennyson' .
Dimensions: image 59.2 h x 180.8 w cm sheet 59.2 h x 180.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1099
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, June 1980;
  • Fom the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European historical and contemporary drawings and paintings, sculptures', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 28-30 May 1980, lot 209 (illustrated, colour).