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Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia, Australia 1908 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England 1932-36

Roman Hellenistic ornament, Pompeii (1928-29)
Collection Title: Sketchbook of architectural and art subjects, 1928-31
Place made: Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed right of drawings 1 & 2 'Roman ornament;' right of drawing 3 'Roman/Hellenistic ornament./ Marble mosaics/ from Pompeii'; right of drawings 4 & 7, referring to both 'Roman-Hellenistic/ painted capital'; right of drawing 5 'Roman Hellenistic ornament'. (Drawing 6 has no inscription but is the same style). All inscriptions in ink.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 29.0 h x 22.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Elspeth Baldwinson, the artist's wife 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1108.5
  • Collection of the artist until his death; by descent to his widow Elspeth Baldwinson, bequethed to the NGA, December 1996.