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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

Weeping at funeral service
woman embracing and weeping before her husband's mummy
(1837-50) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: tracing paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled below upper group of three sketches, in black pencil, 'Weeping at funeral service'. Titled below lower sketch in black pencil, 'Woman embracing & weeping before/her husband's mummy'.
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 80.1742
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.