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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

Behold I stand at the door between 1880 and 1885? Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper mounted on green paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Behold I stand at the door & knock' [& knock' is in different hand].
Dimensions: sheet 25.8 h x 17.5 w cm backing 37.2 h x 24.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1795
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mrs Margaret Strutt Davies, the artist's granddaughter.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Margaret Strutt Davies, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1980.