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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

Moses, Aaron and Hur between 1880 and 1885? Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: tracing paper mounted on cream cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'William Strutt'. not dated. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Moses, Aaron and Hur'. inscribed lower left in ink, 'Exodus, 17-12'. inscribed lower centre in ink, 'This should come over my defeat of Amulek'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of backing sheet upper left in black pencil, 'No. 25'.
Dimensions: sheet 21.4 h x 28.5 w cm backing 33.0 h x 41.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1802
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.