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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 [Head study for 'Jesus wept']. (1880-82) Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on green paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink 'William Strutt'. not dated. inscribed lower centre in pen and black ink ' 'Jesus Wept' -(best) and tenderest'.
Dimensions: sheet 26.8 h x 16.2 w cm backing 35.7 h x 19.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1797
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.