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Among the drawings in these sketchbooks are numerous studies of animals and birds, reflecting a particular interest he had in them, and his life in the small rural township of Rockley near Bathurst. There are figure drawings, inscriptions of the artist's thoughts and ruminations on life and art, and sketches of objects, animals and people.


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Date

1995-1997


Media categories

Drawing , Sketchbook


Materials used

bound sketchbook with black covers: 97 bound leaves, 102 drawings (some on additional sheets glued to sketchbook pages), artist's notes and poems, pen and ink, pencil, oil, ink wash, watercolour, crayon on white wove paper; 3 loose leaves with 3 drawings in pencil, ballpoint pen and crayon, 1 loose leaf print out of poem


Dimensions

27.0 x 20.2 cm leaf; 28.0 x 21.3 x 2.5 cm closed book; 28.0 x 41.3 cm open book


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated upper c. page 1, black ink, pencil "1995 -/ 1997".


Credit

Gift of Lu Wilson 2013


Location

Not on display


Accession number

226.2013.a-wwww


Artist information

David Brian Wilson

Works in the collection

13