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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

Sketchbook mainly of religious, classical, historical and military subjects, and clothing c.1879 Description: [61] leaves with [61] compositions on [59] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of religious, classical, historical and military subjects, and clothing
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; ink; paper; watercolour drawings in black pencil, pen and black ink; additions in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream wove paper sheets
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed on white paper label affixed to centre front cover in pen and black ink, 'William Strutt'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no isncriptions.
Dimensions: sheet (each) 22.8 h x 17.6 w cm book (closed) 22.8 h x 17.8 w cm book (open) 22.8 h x 36.6 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1805.1-61
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.