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Harold PARKER

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England 1873 – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1962

  • Australia 1876-96
  • England 1896-1930 with visits to Australia 1911 and 1921-22
  • Australia from 1930

Sketchbook of real and mythical figures and portraits 1940 Description: Reeves Sketch Book Series 343 in Whatman NOT paper containing [24] leaves with [25] compositions on [24] leaves (cardboard cover), c.1940

Collection Title: Sketchbook of real and mythical figures and portraits, c.1940
Title Notes: Date 1940 based on many dated drawings.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, pastel; paper drawing in colour pastels Support: white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no maufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed variously throughout lower right in pastel, 'H.P.', Each composition dated ower right in pastel, '1940'
Dimensions: cover 18.0 h x 25.6 w cm sheet 17.6 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rosamond C H Shepherd 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3.1-24
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Rosamond Shepperd, a grand-niece of the artist, Melbourne, February 1983.