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William DOBELL

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 1899 – Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia 1970

  • England, Europe 1929-38

Sketchbook of early life studies in Australia (Sketchbook 1) January 1924 Description: [14] leaves with [29] compositions on [14] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook [1]. Early life studies in Australia. 1924.
Page: Leaf 5 verso.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed outside cover lower right in pen and ink, 'W. Dobell / Jan 1924'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside cover upper left in ballpoint pen, 'I have examined all the drawings in this book / and am quite sure of their authenticity / Douglas Dundas 22/4/79'
Dimensions: cover 23.0 h x 29.4 w cm sheet 23.0 h x 29.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1709.1-28
Image rights: With permission of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Sydney Cauveron, Sydney, 1980.