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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, birds and animals, and scenes 1940-41 Description: Reeves Sketch Book Series 343 in Whatman NOT paper containing [24] leaves with [21] compositions on [20] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of real and mythical figures, birds and animals, and scenes, 1940-41
Title Notes: Date 1940-41 based on dated drawings in book.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, colour pencil; paper drawing in colour pencils Support: white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no maufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed and dated variously throughout, pastel, 'H.P.' and '1940', '1941'
Dimensions: cover 18.0 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rosamond C H Shepherd 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.4.1-20
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Rosamond Shepperd, a grand-niece of the artist, Melbourne, February 1983.