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William STRUTT

Teignmouth, Devonshire, England 1825 – Wadhurst, England 1915

  • France 1838-48
  • Australia 1850-55
  • New Zealand 1855-56
  • Australia 1856-62

The reindeer "Chalfa" and Laplander (1877) Place made: Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and watercolour heightened with opaque white Support: beige paper mounted on cream paper

Primary Insc: signed lower edge of sheet in pen and black ink, 'Wm Strutt'. not dated. Titled lower edge of sheet in pen and black ink, 'The Reindeer - 'Chalfa' - & Laplander'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in ballpoint pen, '22'.
Dimensions: sheet 17.4 h x 24.2 w cm backing 25.7 h x 37.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.42
  • With the artist until his death in 1915.
  • By family descent to Mr C.W. Strutt, a grandson of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from C .W. Strutt,, England, February 1980.