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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

Three guards
scribe writing on a tablet
artists painting on a board
(1837-50) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: tracing paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled and inscribed below top image in black pencil, '3 guards apparently carrying a lantern'. Titled below middle image in black pencil, 'Scribe writing on a tablet'. Titled below lower image in black pencil, 'Artists painting on a board'.
Dimensions: sheet 17.4 h x 9.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Margaret Strutt Davies, in remembrance of her brother, C.W. Strutt, 1980.
Accession No: NGA 80.1723
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mrs Margaret Strutt Davies, the artist's granddaughter.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Margaret Strutt Davies, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1980.