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Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28

View of an aqueduct. (1815-17)
Collection Title: Earle, Augustus. Heads, Groups of Heads for Crayons, Ink or Colours, a portfolio containing 62 sheets.
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and ink wash Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, 'View of an aquaduct by a school fellow'. Inscribed upper right pin encil, 'Gibraltar A Earle'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'Algisiera'. Not dated.
Dimensions: sheet 23.6 h x 42.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.8
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.