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.
spiral bound sketchbook with red covers: 13 bound leaves, 19 drawings and artist notes, pencil, pen and ink on ivory wove paper, 6 loose leaves (photocopies of pencil drawings) on white paper
33.1 x 24.5 cm leaf; 33.7 x 25.3 x 1.3 cm closed book; 33.7 x 50.0 cm open book
Signature & date
Not signed. Dated upper c. on cover label, black ink "FEBRUARY 1988".
Gift of Lu Wilson 2013
Not on display
© David Brian Wilson Estate