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An image of Studies of kangaroos by William Strutt

William Strutt

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

Title
Studies of kangaroos
Other titles:
Studies of a Kangaroo
Place of origin
Australia
Year
(1860)
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pencil, watercolour on ivory paper
Dimensions

18.1 x 13.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
DA14.1962
Location
Not on display
Further information

This is one of two studies of kangaroos in the Gallery's collection, for one of Strutt's finest watercolours, 'The haunt of the kangaroo' 1885, in the collection of the National Library of Australia, Canberra.

excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005

Bibliography (4)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1962 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1962. cat.no. 48

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 9.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 56, 57 (colour illus.).

Leonard Joel, Auction: Australiana: eminent and early Australian paintings, original and early lithographs, documents, convict relics, armour, etc. ... 12th-13th July, 1962, Melbourne, 1962. lot no. 75

Exhibition history (4)

Auction: Australiana: eminent and early Australian paintings, original and early lithographs, documents, convict relics, armour, etc. ... 12th-13th July, 1962, Leonard Joel, South Yarra, 12 Jul 1962–13 Jul 1962

Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005