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George ASHTON

Cornwall, England 1857 – England early 20th century 1908 /1912

attributed to

  • working Australia 1879-93

not titled [Sydney University]. (1879-93) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in watercolour, 'GRA'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Sydney University / George Rossi Ashton - Julian's brother /Thymoled Feb 74 RH'. Inscribed verso upper left sideways in black pencil, 'Thymoled Feb 74 R.H.'
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 38.1 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.59.35
Provenance:
  • 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.