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Title

Studies of kangaroos


Artist

William Strutt

England, Australia

03 Jul 1825 - 03 Jan 1915


About

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


Details


Other Title

Studies of a Kangaroo


Place where the work was made

Australia


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA14.1962


Artist information

William Strutt

Works in the collection

13


Place

Where the work was made
Australia

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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