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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 [Hand study for 'The three centurions']. between 1875 and 1880 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed lower centre in pen and black ink 'Three Centurions'. Inscribed lower centre in pencil, 'Need for picture'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left sideways in black pencil, 'Centurion'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'F 68'.
Dimensions: sheet 21.5 h x 16.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1798:2
  • 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.