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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

Priests and other persons of rank walking with sticks
pouring oil over a mummy
(1837-50) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: tracing paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled centre (for upper image) in black pencil, 'Priests and other persons of rank walking with sticks'. Titled lower left (for lower image) in black pencil, 'Pouring oil over a mummy'.
Dimensions: sheet 16.4 h x 9.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Margaret Strutt Davies, in remembrance of her brother, C.W. Strutt, 1980.
Accession No: NGA 80.1736
  • 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.