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William DOBELL

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 1899 – Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia 1970

  • England, Europe 1929-38

Sketchbook mainly of figures, animals and birds in England (Sketchbook 18A) (1936) Description: [23] leaves with [33] compositions on [20] leaves (cardboard cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of figures, animals and birds in England (Sketchbook 18A)
Page: collection record
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil, pen and ink, ink wash and conté crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in pen and ink, 'William Dobell'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside front cover upper left in black pencil, 'Book 18a'.
Dimensions: cover 12.6 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 174.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.185.18.1-33
Image rights: With permission of Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
Provenance:
  • In the possession of the artist at his death in 1970.
  • Collection of the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, Sydney, 1976.