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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

Tête de jeune femme dans l'ombre. [Head of young woman in shadow]. 30 November 1870 Title Notes: Used for Mary in 'Jesus wept'
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, chalk; paper drawing in colour chalks Support: grey paper on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'W Strutt / Nov. 30 -1870'. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Tête de jeune femme dans l'ombre'. nscribed lower edge in pen and black ink, '...(illeg) Used for Mary in 'Jesus wept'.
Secondary Insc: I
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing sheet upper centre in black pencil, 'Study for 'Mary' in 'Jesus Wept' '. Inscribed verso of backing sheet centre in black pencil, 'F85'.
Dimensions: sheet 26.9 h x 23.6 w cm backing 28.8 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1801
  • 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.