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Hugh RAMSAY

Glasgow, Scotland 1877 – Clydebank', Essendon, Melbourne , Victoria, Australia 1906

  • Australia from 1878
  • England and France 1900-02

Sketch for watercolour "The gunpowder plot" (1890) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: two sheets of paper

Primary Insc: signed, sheet A, lower right in black pencil, (twice), 'R'; signed, sheet B, lower left in black pencil, 'R'. not dated. inscribed as part of work lower centre in black pencil, 'GUNPOW...'.
Dimensions: overall 22.0 h x 42.0 w cm sheet A 22.0 h x 21.0 w cm sheet B 22.0 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mr and Mrs J.O. Wicking 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.1031.AB
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 1906.
  • By descent to Janet Wicking, niece of the artist.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John and Janet Wicking, Melbourne, December 1995.