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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

not titled [Roman standard bearer with sacred eagle standard]. (1837-50) Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour Support: tracing paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower edge in ink, 'The Sacred Eagle was sometimes silver sometimes gold'. inscribed lower right in ink, 'Romans'. inscribed lower left in ink, 'Signifieers'.
Dimensions: sheet 18.2 h x 9.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Margaret Strutt Davies, in remembrance of her brother, C.W. Strutt, 1980.
Accession No: NGA 80.1743
  • 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.