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Title

Sketchbook


Artist

David Brian Wilson

Australia

12 Jul 1946 - 26 Mar 1998


About

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.


Details


Date

1997


Media categories

Drawing , Sketchbook


Materials used

bound sketchbook with pale blue covers: 97 bound leaves, 23 drawings and artist's notes, pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, brush & ink on ivory laid paper; 3 loose leaves (1 with artist's notes, 1 with newsprint image adhered to it, 1 pen & ink, watercolour drawing)


Dimensions

28.4 x 23.0 cm leaf; 29.0 x 23.7 x 2.7 cm closed book; 29.0 x 47.0 cm open book


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u.r. corner, page 1, pencil "11/ 1997".


Credit

Gift of Lu Wilson 2013


Location

Not on display


Accession number

227.2013.a-vvvv


Artist information

David Brian Wilson

Works in the collection

13