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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, portraits and groups 1938 Description: Windsor & Newton Sketch Book Series 28 with Hollingworth Drawing Paper containing [20] leaves with [28] compositions on [20] leaves (cardboard cover) c.1938

Collection Title: Sketchbook of real and mythical figures, portraits and groups, c.1938
Title Notes: Date 1938 based on the two dated drawings.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, colour pencil; paper drawing in colour pencils Support: smooth white medium-weight Kent Hollingworth paper
Manufacturer's Mark: some sheets have partial watermark, 'KENT'.

Primary Insc: Two drawings signed and dated l.r., pastel, 'H.P./ 1938'
Dimensions: cover 12.6 h x 18.2 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 18.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rosamond C H Shepherd 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.5.1-20
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Rosamond Shepperd, a grand-niece of the artist, Melbourne, February 1983.