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Richard ASHTON

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1913 – 2001

  • Europe, America periods during 1945-60

Portrait of Alfred Hill, Mosman 10 December 1948 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil 'J Richard Ashton/ 10-12-48'. Titled lower left in black pencil 'Alfred Hill/Mossman'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left sideways in black pencil 'Thymolised Feb 74 RA'.
Dimensions: image 28.6 h x 20.5 w cm sheet (irregular) 31.4 h x 23.2 w cm backing 34.0 h x 24.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.34
  • With the artist at his death in 1942.
  • By descent to Richard Ashton, the artist's son.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Richard Ashton, Sydney, April 1977.