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William Strutt

(England, Australia 03 Jul 1825 – 03 Jan 1915)

Title
Study of dead lion
Year
1868
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper
Dimensions

18.6 x 16.0 cm sight

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Gil & Shay Docking Drawing Fund 2003
Accession number
262.2003
Location
Not on display
Further information

William Strutt worked in Australia between 1850 and 1862, and was the first Royal Academy trained artist to pursue a career in the colony. He made a number of major history paintings of Australian subjects after his return to England (eg. 'Black Thursday', 1864) as well as religious and genre works.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003